1. Dendrites contain the nuclei, ribosomes, mitochondria, and other structures found in most cells.
2. A small gap is usually present between neurons.
3. Neurons receive information and transmit it to other cells.
The proper order of a reflex arc is:
sensory neuron, interneuron, motor neuron
Which of the following is NOT a factor in determining whether or not two EPSPs combine to
threshold of the presynaptic cell
Which of the following is TRUE abou
1. What consists of the medulla, the pons, and the cerebellum?
The hindbrain /fce-
2. The choroid plexus: forms the cerebral spinal fluid
3. What is unique about the autonomic activity of t
Chapter 7: The Other Sensory Systems
21. Strong pain releases both glutamate and substance P.
22. The cingulate cortex becomes more reactive in response to the emotional aspect of pain.
23. Following exposure to painful stimuli, b
Brain Stimulation Therapies
Brain stimulation therapies can play a role in treating certain mental disorders. Brain stimulation
therapies involve activating or inhibiting the brain directly with electricity. The electricity can be
The ability of the brain to change its anatomy over time, within limits, is known as:
Which of the following, if any, would be more damaging to an adult brain than to the brain of an
infant or fetus?
all of those are more damaging to an infant
4.3 Research Methods Questions
1. Evoked potentials in the brain are most likely to be detected by a(n):
2. The study of relating skull anatomy (bumps and depressions) to behavior is known as:
3. Which of the following brain imaging techniq
Chapter 13: The Biology of Learning and Memory
1. The UCR and the CR are always the same.
2. In operant conditioning, an individuals response leads to a reinforcer or punishment.
3. Punishment makes it less likely for a behavior t
Chapter 15: Mood Disorders and Schizophrenia
1. A study found that depressed people showed an increased response to facial expressions of fear
and a decreased response to happy expressions.
2. Depression is more common in men than women.
Chapter 12: Emotional Behaviors
1. Psychologists typically define emotion in terms of three components.
2. According to the James-Lange theory of emotion, we experience physiological changes first and
then label these changes as an emotion.
Biological Psychology Quiz 2 Nerve Cells and Nerve Impulses
1. In what way is a myelinated axon that has lost its myelin different from an axon that was never
-It lacks sodium gates along parts of its surface
2. The sodium-potassium pump repea
Additional Study Questions for Exam 2
In addition to the questions listed below, please review your answers to the previous
questions for quizzes 3 and 4.
What is an endogenous circannual rhythm? How is it different compared to an