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Study Questions 2011 - 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. APC100/ NPB123...

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APC100/ NPB123 2011 Study Questions - Neuroscience Section 1. Which of the following is a false statement about the auditory system? a. Neurons associated with the auditory system synapse in the rostral colliculus. b. Hair cells are attached to the basilar membrane while their microvilli are embedded in the tectorial membrane of the spiral organ. c. In some fish, the air bladder is connected to their auditory apparatus via a series of small bones. d. In mammals, the stapes is a bone in the middle ear that pushes (vibrates) on the inner ear. 2. Which of the following is a false statement about the lateral line system? a. Of fish, birds, and mammals, only fish have a lateral line system. b. Detection of pressure waves via neuromast organs is the functional basis of the lateral line system. c. The lateral line system is typically not found in the head of fishes. d. Neuromasts are directional and only increase their rate of firing when pushed from a single direction. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course APC 100 taught by Professor Kelliewhited during the Spring '07 term at UC Davis.

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