Practice test 4 & key

Practice test 4 & key - Name Date 1 Which animal is...

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Name: __________________________ Date: _____________ 1. Which animal is exhibiting signs of Kluver-Bucy syndrome? A) A rat that freezes when it hears the call of a hawk. B) A dog that growls and bears its teeth at its owner of 5 years. C) A chimpanzee that is underweight, uncommunicative, and has unhealing skin lesions after 8 months of being kept in a too-small cage. D) A squirrel that allows an unknown human to pick it up and pet it gently. E) A cat that repeatedly urinates on its owner's bed when the owner is away for more than 12 hours at a time. 2. All of the following are components of a physiological emotional response EXCEPT: A) hormone release B) behavioral actions C) change in motivation state D) activation of the autonomic nervous system E) conservation of energy reserves 3. During a fear response, projections from the central nucleus of the amygdala to the lateral hypothalamus produce: A) defensive rage behaviors. B) freezing behaviors. C) an autonomic fight-or-flight response. D) adrenaline release. E) hunger. 4. Which brain region is most involved in emotional and moral reasoning? A) Periaqueductal gray area B) Medial amygdala C) Medial hypothalamus D) Medial prefrontal cortex E) Basal ganglia 5. Broca's aphasia results from lesions of A) the arcuate fasciculus. B) the inferior left motor association cortex. C) Wernicke's area. D) the left temporal lobe. E) the posterior language area. Page 1
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6. The prenatal development of neural circuitry controlling aggression is directed by ____________. A) Androgen exposure B) Estrogen exposure C) The AGR gene on the Y-chromosome D) Prenatal folic acid exposure E) Serotonin 7. As motor sequences are rehearsed, processing is transferred from the _____________ to the ______________, converting the behavior from a concerted effort to an automatic response. A) cerebellum; cortex B) hippocampus; ventral tegmental area C) cortex; hippocampus D) cortex; basal ganglia 8. Which of the following types of learning is dependent on an animal making an intentional behavioral response? A) Operant conditioning B) Sensitization C) Non-associative learning D) Dishabituation E) Classical conditioning 9. Independent of emotional conditioning, which of the following stimuli is most likely to activate the amygdala? A)
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