Chapter_III_-_Sample_Questions

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CHAPTER III: BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF BEHAVIOR Brain
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A new viral disease had been found that actually destroys the myelin sheath around a neuron. What is the likely result? Q:
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a. Slower neural conduction. b. Faster neural conduction. c. A lowering of threshold. d. Decrease in Hebbian synapses. e. Smaller graded potentials. A:
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a. Slower neural conduction. b. Faster neural conduction. c. A lowering of threshold. d. Decrease in Hebbian synapses. e. Smaller graded potentials. A:
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Let’s say that you are stimulating a neuron and measuring the electrical
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Unformatted text preview: activity. You notice that a particular neuron will generate an action potential, but the required stimulus intensity is much greater than normal. Whats going on? Q: a. The neuron is depolarized. b. The neuron is hyperpolarized. c. The threshold has not been reached. d. The resting potential is near zero. e. Repolarization has not occurred. A: a. The neuron is depolarized. b. The neuron is hyperpolarized. c. The threshold has not been reached. d. The resting potential is near zero. e. Repolarization has not occurred. A:...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course PSYC 202 taught by Professor Dialalawand during the Fall '07 term at American University of Beirut.

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