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A neuron is ___




A neuron is _____.;a) The part of a nerve cell that receives information.;b) The part of a nerve cell that sends information.;c) The part of a nerve cell that creates energy.;d) A cell of the nervous system responsible for receiving and transmitting electrochemical information.;6. The long tube-like structure that conveys impulses away from the cell body toward other neurons, muscles, or glands is called a(n) _____.;a) dendrite;b) soma;c) myelin sheath;d) axon;The __________ is another name for the cell body.;a) ganglia;b) soma;c) nerve;d) cell;14. Neurotransmitters are;a) released from the terminal button of a cell;b) responsible for electrical communication within a cell;c) part of the power house of a cell;d) all of the above;25. Communication within neurons is _____ whereas communication between neurons is _____.;a) electrical, chemical;b) unmylinated, mylinated;c) chemical, electrical;d) very slow, very fast;43. Parkinson's Disease, which Michael J. Fox has, results from;a) too little serotonin;b) too much dopamine;c) too little dopamine;d) too much serotonin;52. Growth, reproduction, moods, and our responses to stress are all controlled by our _____.;a) mothers;b) fathers;c) hormones;d) teachers;60. The peripheral nervous system _____.;a) is composed of the spinal cord and peripheral nerves;b) is less important than the central nervous system;c) is contained within the skull and spinal column;d) includes all the nerves and neurons outside the brain and spinal cord;59. The central nervous system _____.;a) consists of the brain and spinal cord;b) is the most important nervous system;c) includes the automatic and other nervous systems;d) all of these options;71. The _____ nervous system is responsible for fight of flight whereas the _____ nervous system is responsible for maintaining calm.;a) central, peripheral;b) parasympathetic, sympathetic;c) sympathetic, parasympathetic;d) autonomic, somatic;99. This almond-shaped structure is part of the limbic system and helps regulate emotion.;a) fornix;b) hippocampus;c) amygdala;d) none of these options;113. _____ area is found in the temporal lobe, and is involved with language comprehension.;a) Broca's;b) The association;c) Gage's;d) Wernicke's;124. Mandisa is blindfolded and asked to identify several objects. She cannot verbally identify objects placed in her left hand, which suggests that she has had _____.;a) a dyslexic episode;b) split-brain surgery;c) too much to drink;d) a lateralization of her brain hemispheres;The part of the brain that is responsible for the most complex of human behaviors is the _______.;a) Hypothalamus;b) Cerebral Cortex;c) Thalamus;d) None of the above.;Additional Requirements;Level of Detail: Only answer needed


Paper#23709 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

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