1. Mutations are: changes in genes
2. A medical degree is most likely held by which specialists: neurologist
3. Suppose A is a dominate gene for the ability to curl the tongue lengthwise, and a is a
recessive gene for inability to do so. Which of the foll
To say that a drug has an affinity for a particular type of receptor is to imply that the drug:
binds to that receptor.
Temporal summation most likely occurs with:
rapid succession of subthreshold excitation.
What determines the effect that a neurotransmi
What leads to Korsakoff's syndrome?
viruses that manage to cross the blood-brain barrier
glial cells that over-reproduce and increase pressure in the brain
thiamine deficiency resulting from alcoholism
glucose deficiency resulting from alcoholi
What do toothpaste, miracle berries, and Gymnema sylvestre have in common?
They modify taste perception.
Which two factors determine whether or not there will be a "sound shadow"?
head size and frequency
Conductive deafness is also known as:
Specialized junctions between neurons are called:
nodes of Ranvier.
Sherrington found that repeated stimuli within a brief time have a cumulative effect. He referred to this phenomenon as:
Which of the following structures provides the main source of input to the cerebral cortex?
Damage to the _ often causes people to lose their social inhibitions and to ignore the rules of polite conduct.
The cerebellum contribut
Hunger and satiety-sensitive neurons in the arcuate nucleus affect neurons in the _, thereby affecting
Which hormone, released by the posterior pituitary, both raises blood pressure and enables the kidneys
to reabsorb wa