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Quiz:  Biopsychology


 

This information gathered for this quiz comes from Psychology 101, Chapter 2: Biopsychology

 


Directions:  Respond to the following items with either true or false.  When you have responded to all items, click the Score button at the bottom of the page.


1.

Information enters a neuron through the axon.
    True
    False

2.

The Soma or cell body of a neuron is where the processing of information takes place.
    True
    False

3.

The neurotransmitter most associated with anxiety is dopamine.
    True
    False

4.

The motor cortex is located in the frontal lobe.
    True
    False

5. 

The processing of touch, temperature, and pressure take place in the parietal lobe.
    True
    False

6.

The transfer of information from short term to long term memory is regulated by the amygdala.
    True
    False

7.

The hypothalamus controls the autonomic nervous system.
    True
    False

8.

All senses, except the sense of smell, go through the thalamus or central switching station.
    True
    False

9.

Fight or flight is stimulated by the parasympathetic nervous system.
    True
    False

10.

When the autonomic nervous system is stimulated, we experience increased heart rate, decreased digestion, cold sweaty skin, and other symptoms of anxiety.
    True
    False


 

 

 

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