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Ch 2 Myers Psychology

CHAPTER 2 Psychology MYERS

The regions of the parietal lobes that are involved in mathematical and spatial reasoning are known as:

Due to an automobile accident, Jenny suffered damage to her cerebral cortex in Broca's area. Jenny is most

likely to experience:
The successful functioning of children who have experienced a hemispherectomy best illustrates the value of

Jud suffered a massive stroke which resulted in damage to his corpus callosum. Sometimes, his right hand

has to prevent his left hand from strangling himself. Jud's experience best illustrates:

Which of the following chemical messengers is both a neurotransmitter and a hormone?

An axon transmits messages ___ the cell body and a dendrite transmits messages ________ the cell body.

Depressed mood states are linked to ________ levels of serotonin and ________ levels of norepinephrine.

The venom of the black widow spider is to ________ as botulin is to ________.

A drug that blocks the reuptake of a particular neurotransmitter is called a(n):

The peripheral nervous system consists of:

The autonomic nervous system most directly controls:

Mark was paralyzed below the waist following an accident and is now genitally unresponsive to erotic

            sexual images. Mark has most clearly suffered damage to his:

In order to monitor the electrical activity in the brain that is triggered by hearing one's own name,

            researchers would make use of a(n):

Who would have been most likely to claim that a slight protrusion in a certain region of someone's skull

 indicated that the individual had an optimistic personality?

Drugs that block the reuptake of serotonin will thereby increase the concentration of serotonin molecules in

 the:

Natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control are called:

Botox injections smooth facial wrinkles because botulin is a(n):

In stressful situations, the sympathetic nervous system __ the arteries of the circulatory system and _ the

            pupils of the eyes.

While listening to operatic solos, musicians process the lyrics and the tunes in separate brain areas. This most

clearly illustrates the functioning of different:
Which of the following would be most useful for detecting the exact location of a brain lesion?

After suffering an accidental brain injury, Kira has difficulty walking in a smooth and coordinated manner. It

is most probable that she has suffered damage to her:
The limbic system structure that regulates hunger is called the:

Which portion of the cerebral cortex is most directly involved in making plans and formulating moral

            judgments?

Research has suggested that a reward deficiency syndrome may contribute to:

Which lobe of the cerebral cortex is most directly involved in speaking?

The _______ hemisphere typically excels in making subtle linguistic inferences and the _ hemisphere

            typically excels in making quick, literal interpretations of language.

The release of epinephrine and norepinephrene ________ blood pressure and _______ blood sugar levels.

Following massive damage to his frontal lobes, Phineas Gage was most strikingly debilitated by:

In which of the following parts of the brain would a lesion most likely result in aphasia?

Brain scans indicate that professional violinists have a larger-than-normal region of the motor cortex

devoted to control of left finger movements. This best illustrates: