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Unit 2: Biological Bases Of Behavior

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Biology Quizzes & Trivia
This is a multiple-choice quiz based on Unit 2 materials which includes classroom notes, discussions, and your readings in Modules 3 & 4.   This is an open notes quiz.   You may utilize your classroom notes and any handouts you received in class.   You may NOT use your textbook at any time during this quiz.   The majority of these questions are based upon actual AP exam questions.   Take your time, and RELAX!

  
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1.  The _______ is the basic building block of the nervous system.
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2.  Neural signals travel along a neuron in what order?
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3.  Natural, opiate-like neurotransmitters linked to pain control are called:
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4.  The _____ is the part of the limbic system that maintains homeostasis in the body in terms of temperature, hunger, and thirst.
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5.  Sleep and dreaming is regulated by the
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6.  Phineas Gage served as an example that an individual could experience trauma to this area of the brain and survive but with personality changes.
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7.  A recording of brain waves using electrodes placed on the scalp is called a:
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8.  Peter suffers damage to his left frontal lobe and loses the ability to speak but can still understand speech.  Despite the permanance of his damage, he is able to recover some of his speech due to his brain's ability to take over the lost function.  This phenomenon is known by neuroscientists as:
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9.  An experimenter flashes the word HERON across the visual field of a split-brain patient.  HER is transmitted to his right hemisphere  and ON to his left hemisphere.  When asked to indicate what he saw, the patient
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10.  In a split-brain procedure, which part of the brain is severed?
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11.  Arousal would be most likely to be produced by stimulation of the
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12.  _______ form the body's two communication systems.
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13.  _______ are biochemical substances that are released into the synaptic cleft to stimulate or supress other neurons.
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