Biopsych Practice Midterm

Biopsych Practice Midterm - Practice Exam 1. True or False:...

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Practice Exam 1. True or False: Treatment of Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors is often considered paradoxical. 2. True or False: The term synapse refers to the space between the terminal of a neuron and its target (e.g., a dendrite). 3. True or False: The action potential occurs in an all-or-none fashion due to the fact that voltage-gated Na+ channels within the axon hillock open simultaneously once the threshold for activation is reached. 4. True or False: When the concordance of a disorder is high, this proves that the disorder has a genetic basis. 5. Dr. Einstein wanted to stimulate a brain region called the amygdala that is involved in anxiety to confirm that the function of this region was not compromised in his knock-out mice. Dr. Einstein knows that the amygdala receives serotonin, GABA, glutamate and dopamine input. Of the following experiments, which would be the most appropriate to answer his question? a) Inject serotonin into the amygdala. b) Inject GABA into the amygdala. c) Inject glutamate into the amygdala. d) Inject dopamine into the amygdala. 6. Which of the following mechanisms is the least effective means of ending neurotransmission? a) reabsorption
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course PSY PSY 3 taught by Professor Szulinski during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.

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Biopsych Practice Midterm - Practice Exam 1. True or False:...

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