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PSY 2012 Quiz 2 - PSY 2012 Quiz 2 1 The brain consists of...

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PSY 2012 Quiz 2 1. The brain consists of approx. a hundred billion individual cells called: A) somas B) neurons Feedback: ok C) dendrites D) axons Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 2. The long fiber tube that carries impulses AWAY from the neuron is called the: A) dendrite B) axon Feedback: ok C) neuro-train D) axis of transport Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 3. The little gaps between neurons are called: A) dendrites B) synapses C) potentials D) polarities Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 4. The central nervous system includes which components?
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PSY 2012 Quiz 2 Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 5. If you touch a hot stove, you will probably remove your hand before you even consciously know what happened. This is an  example of which part of the nervous system at work? 1. Spinal cord -- this kind of reaction is commonly known as a reflex. Points Earned: 0.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): A 6. Define Neurogenesis. A) intelligent design B) creation of new brain cells throughout life Feedback: ok C) "rewiring" of brain patterns throughout life (also known as learning.) D) regeneration of damaged brain tissue using fetal stem cells.
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