PSYC 101 Quiz 2

Liberty PSYC 101 Quiz 2 Answers

  1. Following brain trauma, Takami has difficulty processing auditory stimuli. Based on this description, Takami probably suffered damage to which portion of her brain?
  2. Which of the following best describes a synapse?
  3. Which part of a neuron may range in size from a few thousandths of an inch to several feet long?
  4. Regarding neurotransmission, which of the following statements is FALSE?
  5. The knoblike swellings at the ends of axons are called
  6. After a motorcycle accident in which she wasn’t wearing a helmet, Vanessa has difficulty responding emotionally to unpleasant stimuli. Vanessa most likely experienced damage to which brain structure?
  7. Of the following hormones, which can we describe as most likely to be related to aggressive behavior?
  8. What is the approximate resting potential of a neuron?
  9. Regarding neurons, which of the following is NOT true?
  10. Regarding the frontal cortex, which of the following statements is FALSE?
  11. Which of the following does NOT occur during the refractory period?
  12. Regarding handedness, which of the following statements is FALSE?
  13. In neural communication, ______ is to key as ______ is to lock.
  14. Which of these best identifies the soma’s function?
  15. In the endocrine system, _____ is to the pineal gland as _____ is to the pancreas.
  16. In the autonomic nervous system, _______ is to release, as ______ is to replenish.
  17. Wernicke’s area is associated with _____, whereas Broca’s area is associated with _____.
  18. On a camping trip, Eleni accidentally steps on a hot coal from the campfire. Upon touching the coal, her foot reflexively withdraws from the coal. What is the sequence of response in Eleni’s neurons?
  19. Which part of the brain is best described as responsible for piecing together sensory input to form meaningful perceptions of the world?
  20. A lesion is
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