AP PSYCH TEST - A.P Psychology Unit III Biological Bases of...

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A.P. Psychology Unit III: Biological Bases of Behavior 1. The part of the peripheral nervous system that controls glandular activity and the muscles of internal organs is called the: A) somatic nervous system. B) reticular formation. C) limbic system. D) autonomic nervous system. 2. The depolarization of a neural membrane creates a(n): 3. To demonstrate that brain stimulation can make a rat violently aggressive, a neuroscientist should electrically stimulate the rat's: 4. The speed at which a neural impulse travels is increased when the axon is encased by a(n): 5. Information is carried from the central nervous system to the body's tissues by: A) interneurons. B) sensory neurons. C) motor neurons. D) the limbic system.
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6. Endorphin agonists are likely to _______ one's immediate pain and endorphin antagonists are likely to _______ one's immediate pain. 7. Sir Charles Sherrington observed that impulses took more time to travel a neural pathway than he might have anticipated. His observation provided evidence for the existence of: 8. A simple, automatic, inborn response to a sensory stimulus is called a: 9. A brain tumor caused extensive damage to Mr. Thorndike's hypothalamus. It is most likely that he may suffer a loss of: A) visual perception. B) muscular coordination. C) sexual motivation. D) language comprehension. 10. If a professor accused you of cheating on a test, your adrenal glands would probably release ________ into your bloodstream. 11. The resting potential of an axon results from the fact that an axon membrane is:
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12. Curare is a paralyzing poison that functions as an: 13. Neural impulses may travel as rapidly as: A) sound waves. B) light waves. C) 200 miles per hour. D) electricity through a wire.
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