A excitatory B inhibitory C agonistic D antagonistic 56. Terminal buds—send messages to other neurons. The researcher is using to examine the brain's activity. Within the limbic system, sensory information is to emotion as the is to the. Deborah Licht and Misty Hull continue to combine their years of research and teaching insights with the journalistic skill of science writer Coco Ballantyne. A Alzheimer's disease; serotonin B depression; acetylcholine C depression; serotonin D Alzheimer's disease; norepinephrine 44. The left and right hemispheres of the brain are connected by a bundle of fibers called the: A corpus callosum.
A hypothalamus B hippocampus C amygdala D thalamus 84. At the broadest level, the nervous system is divided into the and the nervous systems. The sympathetic nervous system is a branch of the autonomic nervous system. The right hemisphere's role in language processing is negligible. With respect to acetylcholine, Botox is to nicotine as is to. Within the reflex circuit, it is the that allows the spinal cord to control certain reflexes without the brain's help. Endorphins are the brain's own morphine.
B After a satisfying evening meal, Callum relaxes in front of the television. B The membrane of a neuron is permeable to positive sodium ions. Cocaine thus inhibits the process called: A recycling. C They create the myelin that insulates axons. A Neurogenesis is an example of neuroplasticity.
A reticular formation B limbic system C hindbrain D corpus callosum 153. For a typical neuron, the threshold potential is —70 mV and the resting potential is —55 mV. Two of the following structures should be mentioned and described: Medulla—regulates breathing and heart rate. Mandy visits her doctor for her annual physical checkup. In such an analogy, the dendrites are your: A forearm. In several sentences, briefly identify the functions of the parts labeled on your diagram.
B Warren should have difficulty recognizing objects visually. Compare your forearm, hand, and fingers to a neuron. A amygdala — unusual emotional or aggressive behavior B hypothalamus — unusual emotional or aggressive behavior C hypothalamus — difficulties in learning and memory D amygdala — poor regulation of hunger and eating. Serotonin may help regulate my feelings of hunger throughout a long day on campus. C dilates pupils and slows digestion. C is completely symmetrical with the right hemispheres.
Fox lives with Parkinson's disease. The pineal gland secretes the hormone melatonin. Lopez is prescribed oxycodone to manage chronic lower back pain. After a particularly strenuous workout, Javon feels especially good. The tumor is probably centered in his lobe.
A adrenal B pituitary C thyroid D pineal 11. B contains some of the brain's structures. A hearing; touch B vision; hearing C touch; vision D hearing; vision 130. . Treatment of nervous system disorders—stem cells may be used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injuries. She has taught introductory psychology, psychology of the workplace, abnormal psychology, the history of psychology, child development, and elementary statistics. B front portion of the parietal lobe.
The occipital lobe is to the cortex as the A motor; temporal B visual; temporal C motor; parietal D visual; parietal 22. A Brooke's finger accidentally grazes the hot iron; she immediately jerks her hand away. According to the text, Prozac and Zoloft boost the effects of serotonin. A from the axon hillock, down the axon to the terminal buds B from the terminal buds, down the axon to the axon hillock C from the terminal buds, up the axon to the axon hillock D from the axon hillock, up the axon to the terminal buds 34. The potential of a nerve cell at rest is about —70 mV. Which neurotransmitter is also a hormone? A corpus callosum B parietal lobe C brainstem D frontal lobe 143.
A microglia B astrocytes C Schwann cells D nodes of Ranvier restore the barrier between the 173. The uses glands to convey messages by releasing hormones into the bloodstream. Based on this information and on your knowledge of brain structures, one brain structure where neurogenesis may be especially pronounced is the: A amygdala. Speech production is to speech comprehension as 's area is to 's area. A the pancreas B the thyroid gland C the ovaries D the pineal gland 90. Excitation is to rest as is to. Erin is under stress: She has only a few minutes to make a connection at a large, busy airport—and the gate is in another terminal! Finally, the rear portion of the brain should be labeled the occipital lobe.
D Neuroplasticity is unrelated to neurogenesis. B receive and analyze sensory stimuli. The answer should include three of these neurotransmitters. A autonomic; somatic B somatic; autonomic C parasympathetic; sympathetic D sympathetic; parasympathetic 72. D There is a negative correlation.