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? A) sympathetic, parasympathetic, and somatic B) spinal cord and brain Feedback: ok
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C) cerebellum, pancreas, reflexes D) synapses, axons, dendrites 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? A) spinal cord B) cerebellum C) peripheral nervous system D) autonomic nervous system Feedback: 1 Feedback:  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. Points Earned:
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Malekat.campbell during the Fall '09 term at Brevard Community College.

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

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