Chapter 2 Biology and Psychology Essay

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Chapter 2 Biology and Psychology MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which of the following would not be possible without the functioning of the nervous system? a. ideals, thoughts, and plans c. behaviors, emotions, and cognitions b. imagery and cognitions d. all of these ANS: D DIF: 2 REF: 2-26 OBJ: 1 MSC: TYPE: Conceptual 2. A(n) _________ is a nerve cell. a. axon c. dendrite b. neuron d. glial cell ANS: B DIF: 1 REF: 2-26 OBJ: 1 MSC: TYPE: Factual NOT: BTC 3. ________ remove dead neurons and waste products from the nervous system, nourish and insulate neurons, and direct their growth. a. Schwann cells c. Glial cells b. Neurons d. Myelin sheaths ANS: C DIF: 2 REF: 2-26 OBJ: 1 MSC: TYPE: Factual…show more content…
d. Afferent neurons transmit the sensation of pain to the spinal cord and to the brain followed by afferent neurons sending the message to your foot to move. ANS: A DIF: 3 REF: 2-27 OBJ: 1 MSC: TYPE: Applied 17. If you accidentally touch a hot iron, you quickly remove your hand. This rapid withdrawal from the hot iron is the result of nerve impulses carried by __________ neurons. a. glial c. efferent b. schwann d. afferent ANS: C DIF: 2 REF: 2-27 OBJ: 1 MSC: TYPE: Applied 18. Sensory neuron is to motor neuron as a. interneuron is to glial cell. c. glial cell is to interneuron. b. efferent neuron is to afferent neuron. d. afferent neuron is to efferent neuron. ANS: D DIF: 2 REF: 2-27 OBJ: 1 MSC: TYPE: Applied 19. During his rain storm experiment, Luigi Galvani discovered that a. electricity is easily conducted by metal. b. lightening over-cooks frogs. c. neural impulses that travel along neurons are electrochemical in nature. d. neural impulses are only electrical in nature. ANS: C DIF: 1 REF: 2-27&28 OBJ: 1 MSC: TYPE: Factual 20. Luigi Galvani demonstrated that messages’ traveling along neurons is accomplished a. by electrical transmission. c. by electrochemical transmission. b. by chemical transmission. d. by reflexes, as seen in frogs. ANS: C DIF: 1 REF: 2-27&28 OBJ:
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