chp3 - Chapter 3: Biological Foundations of Behavior _ 1. _...

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Chapter 3: Biological Foundations of Behavior _____ 1. In the nervous system, neurotransmitters are stored in the neuron’s dendrites. Page: 70 _____ 2. Axons are small branches of a neuron that extend out from the cell body. Page: 70 _____ 3. The small space between two neurons is called the synaptic gap. Page: 73 _____ 4. A co-worker has recently been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She appears to be still functioning normally at this time, but as the disease causes scar tissue to overtake the myelin sheath, it will slow the transmission of nerve impulses. Page: 70 _____ 5. Kathy has some nerve damage, but her central nervous system is intact. She has some muscular weakness and incoordination. The damage must be in her peripheral nervous system. Page: 69 _____ 6. If Kathy’s nerve damage (#5) were in her peripheral nervous system, and you have to decide in which part of the PNS the damage is located, you would say the autonomic nervous system. Page: 69 _____ 7. Peter has left-sided chest pain that radiates to his shoulder. He thinks, “Oh my gosh, I’m having a
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course PSYCH 2500 taught by Professor Watley during the Fall '08 term at Valdosta State University .

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chp3 - Chapter 3: Biological Foundations of Behavior _ 1. _...

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