PSYC 676 Quiz 2

PSYC 676 Quiz 2

PSYC 676 Quiz The Nervous System, Hormones, Drugs and Behavior

Covers the Learn material from Module 2: Week 2.

  1. Sensory and motor fibers that associate sensory and motor activity from one side of the body with the opposite side of the brain are called:
  2. The brain originates from a single cell termed a _____.
  3. An interruption of the blood supply to the brain is called a:
  4. The thalamus, hypothalamus, and pineal body are components of the:
  5. A cortical region with a relatively thick layer IV would MOST likely be associated with:
  6. An interneuron is defined as a neuron that:
  7. Components of the basal ganglia have functions related to:
  8. The stage at which neurons and glial cells are first differentiated from one another is the _____ stage.
  9. Which of the following is an interhemispheric fiber pathway?
  10. A cleft in the cerebral cortex deep enough to indent the ventricles is called a:
  11. A major role of cerebrospinal fluid is to:
  12. The outermost layer of the brain covering is called the _____.
  13. A drug that increases the effectiveness of neurotransmission is called a(n):
  14. A drug that is _____ is more readily absorbed from the stomach than one that is
  15. Which of the following factors is more associated with the development of sensitization than with the development of tolerance for a particular drug?
  16. Isbell et al. reported that research participants who drank alcohol steadily for 20 days showed _____ degrees of intoxication _____ blood alcohol levels due to
  17. A typical function of homeostatic hormones is:
  18. Diverse drugs of abuse may act through a common neurotransmitter system that releases:
  19. The need to take increasing amounts of a drug in order to experience the same physical effect is called:
  20. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is an agonist of which endogenous neurotransmitter?
  21. The blood–brain barrier is established by:
  22. Nicotine acts primarily on _____ receptors.
  23. The brain’s capillary network is largely isolated from that of the body’s general circulation by the:
  24. Which of the following is NOT a stimulant?
  25. The study of the effects of drugs on the function of the nervous system is:
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