Bio module quizzes

Bio module quizzes - CENTRALNERVOUSSYSTEM&MEMORY

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Dr. Pozos just posted a list of 20 one-word facts on how water is essential to life. Approximately  how many of these words can you potentially remember 5 minutes later? 3-4words Why would seeing a picture of a witch trigger a childhood memory about Halloween? The information is linked by association in your brain Short-term memory requires what molecular process? signaling through neurotransmitters Neurotransmitters are chemical messages What processes contribute to long-term potentiation? activation of the presynaptic and the postsynaptic neurons, signaling through neurotransmitters,  and communication between the presynaptic and the postsynaptic neurons What is not a potential way to lose your short-term memory? drinking a lot of caffeine boosts acetylcholine production in your basal forebrain How does alcohol cause blackouts for social drinkers? alcohol interferes with long-term potentiation
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What happens when you are sleep deprived? it is harder for new memories to be transferred to long-term memory Which beverage would affect memory recall tasks the most? a 16 oz. Monster Energy drink You are studying for finals and just pulled an all-nighter. You have one more exam to take in 2  days. Knowing what you learned about how memories are formed, what is your best strategy for  studying? study over the next 2 days, then get a good night’s sleep before the exam PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AND MUSIC Turning up the volume on your radio affects sound waves in which manner? Increases amplitude What is the purpose of the cochlea? it converts sound pressure into electrical impulses Which of the following is not true about the auditory cortex? it receives signals directly from the hair cells TRUE: it receives signals from the auditory nerve it is required in humans to understand speech it helps to process complex sounds such as music
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physical portions of the auditory cortex correspond to specific frequencies The autonomic nervous system controls which bodily functions? your heart beat and digestion Which of the following neurotransmitters turns the reward circuit ON? (Choose all that apply) Dopamine, endorphins Which of the following functions is part of your somatic sensory system? (Choose all that apply) Perception of pain, perception of tension Which of the following influences your perception of pain? nociceptors mechanosensory receptors endorphins “gatekeeper” cells Increasing the frequency of a sound wave does what to the sound? Increases the tone
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Bio module quizzes - CENTRALNERVOUSSYSTEM&MEMORY

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