PSYC 380 Exam 1

PSYC 380 Exam 1 Liberty University

  1. Which of the following would be expected of a person who has undergone the “split-brain” procedure?
  2. According to René Descartes,
  3. Which of the following functions is associated with the right hemisphere?
  4. Electrical stimulation of the ________ in dogs was shown by Fritsch and Hitzig in 1870 to result in ________.
  5. Which of the following is true of the right hemisphere?
  6. are physicians trained to diagnose and to treat diseases of the central nervous system.
  7. A person has undergone the “split-brain” procedure to treat a clinical disorder. After her left nostril is plugged with cotton, the scent of a flower is directed to her right nostril. We would expect this odor to
  8. Carlson argues that a key aspect of human consciousness is related to
  9. Which of the following philosophers/scientists attributed thought and emotion to the brain?
  10. Which of the following is correct?
  11. The specialized pores located in the axon membrane that open or close are termed
  12. Match the correct function with the appropriate neuronal organelle.
  13. Which of the following is true of the blood-brain barrier?
  14. In a resting nerve cell, which of the forces listed below will act to push sodium ions into the cell?
  15. Neurotransmitter molecules are secreted from a(n) ________ in response to the arrival of an action potential.
  16. The simplest version of a withdrawal reflex involves a
  17. The presence of a barrier between the blood stream and the brain is suggested by the observation that
  18. are substances that form charged particles when dissolved in water.
  19. Which of the following is a consequence of the activity of the sodium-potassium transporters?
  20. are positively charged particles.
  21. fibers “bear away from the brain.”
  22. Which of the following most accurately describes the general functions performed by the left and right hemispheres?
  23. Which term means “above” when referring to the brain?
  24. The association regions of the left and right hemispheres are interconnected via the axons of the
  25. An example of a serial analytic process would be
  26. A key function of the autonomic nervous system involves control of
  27. In the peripheral nervous system, the ________ and the ________ fuse together to form a single sheath that protects the spinal and cranial nerves and the autonomic ganglia.
  28. Motor association cortex is located
  29. A key function of the pons involves
  30. Drugs that block the reuptake of serotonin or that cause the release of serotonin are used therapeutically to treat
  31. A brain region that is anterior and dorsal to the thalamus could also be described as ________ and ________ to the thalamus
  32. Withdrawal from ________ can result in seizures due to the loss of inhibitory action on ________ receptors.
  33. Direct agonist is to direct antagonist as
  34. refers to an increased behavioral effect of a drug with repeated administration.
  35. Which of the following is characteristic of cannabinoid receptors?
  36. Botox injections smooth the skin of the face by
  37. Which of the following is true of GABA?
  38. Which pair of drugs below are known to facilitate and inhibit (respectively) the release of ACh?
  39. Which neurotransmitter acts to facilitate learning
  40. refers to the study of the effects of drugs on the nervous system and behavior.
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