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									    Psych 111                                                                                           Seifert

    Quiz: Chapters 3, 4, 8                                            Name: __KEY______________

1) All of the following are features or parts of the neuron, except a(n)
         a. dendrites.                       b. soma                  c. axon                    *d. glial
2) Suppose you observe an elderly man with sudden paralysis in his right arm and right leg. What is your
best guess about where a brain injury or stroke occurred?
         a. right hemisphere                 b. cerebellum            *c. left hemisphere        d. cerebral cortex
3) Which of the following is regulated by the autonomic nervous system?
         A. leg movement                     b. sound of bird song c. taste of a lemon           *d. beating of heart
4) Bart was in an accident that caused him to sustain some minor damage to his limbic system. The accident seems to
have affected his ability to form new memories. What part of the limbic system is likely involved?
         *a. hippocampus                     b. hypothalamus          c. amygdala                d. thalamus
5) When you ride a bike, what neurotransmitter links your motor neurons and muscles?
         a. GABA                             *b. Acetylcholine        c. serotonin               d. dopamine
6) Cocaine interferes with neural transmission by increasing the amount of neurotransmitter available by
         *a. inhibiting reuptake             c. simulating GABA
         b. facilitating recovery            d. bridging synaptic gap
7) What region of the brain is the most recent to develop in the evolution of animals?
         *a. cerebral cortex                 b. limbic system         c. brainstem               d. cerebellum
8) What limbic structure is known as the "aggression center"?
         *a. amygdala                        b. hippocampus           c. hypothalamus            d. thalamus
9) What part of the brain is a sensory relay station?
         a. hypothalamus                     b. hippocampus           *c. thalamus               d. amygdala
10) Where are the occipital lobes located?
         a. in the back, at the top of the skull                  *c. in the back, at the base of the skull
         b. at the temple, above the ear                          d. in front, just behind the forehead
11) Where are the temporal lobes located?
         a. in the back, at the top of the skull                  c. in the back, at the base of the skull
         *b. at the temple, above the ear                         d. in front, just behind the forehead
12) The left and right hemispheres are joined together by a bundle of nerve fibers called the
         a. spinal cord.                     b. cerebral cortex       *c. corpus callosum. d. cerebellum
13) What kind of sleep is most associated with dreaming if sleepers are awakened?
         a. just before awakening            *b. REM Stage            c. Non-REM Stage           d. Stage 4
14) Which of these are you least likely to have as a dream?
         *a. Winning the lottery                 c. Running from something
         b. Falling down a well                  d. All of the above are equally likely
15) Which of the following is not a Gestalt law of grouping perceived objects as related?
         a. Proximity                        b. Continuity            *c. Opposition             d. Closure
16) Which of the following is not a Gestalt law of grouping perceived objects as related?
         *a. perceptual illusion             b. size constancy        c. shape constancy         d. perceptual set
17) First, you hear the ticking of the grandfather clock, but in a while you no longer notice it due to
    a. difference threshold b. absolute threshold *c. sensory adaptation d. just noticeable difference
18 ) In humans, the two eyes are set slightly apart, and each sees a slightly different view due to
    a. perceptual constancy.                 *b. binocular disparity c. perceptual set.          d. monocular cues
19 ) Although the parallel lines of a highway never really change their separation, they seem to get closer together as
they recede in the distance. This is known as
         A. atmospheric perspective          b. relative height       c. relative size           *d. linear perspective
20 ) Research on amputees showed that neural cells can be recruited to fulfill other cortical functions.
This was demonstrated in a patient whose arm sensations arose from touching on the
         a. shoulder                         b. trunk                 *c. face                   d. hand

								
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