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
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 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