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QUESTION 13 The number of neurotransmitter molecules located within a specific synaptic gap would most clearly...

QUESTION 13

The number of neurotransmitter molecules located within a specific synaptic gap would most clearly be reduced by

A.

acupuncture.

B.

ACh-producing neurons.

C.

reuptake.

D.

an action potential.

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QUESTION 14

Opiate drugs occupy the same receptor sites as

A.

serotonin.

B.

dopamine.

C.

epinephrine.

D.

endorphins.

1 points   

QUESTION 15

The visual cortex is activated when blind people read Braille. This best illustrates

A.

neurogenesis.

B.

lateralization.

C.

plasticity.

D.

cognitive neural prosthetics.

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QUESTION 16

The control of speech production by the left rather than the right hemisphere of the brain best illustrates

A.

cognitive neural prosthetics.

B.

plasticity.

C.

lateralization.

D.

neurogenesis.

1 points   

QUESTION 17

Which of the following body parts is associated with the greatest amount of brain tissue in the motor cortex?

A.

face

B.

arms

C.

knees

D.

trunk

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QUESTION 18

The neural center in the limbic system that processes explicit memories for storage is called the

A.

medulla.

B.

hypothalamus.

C.

thalamus.

D.

hippocampus.

Homework Answers

Answer #1

13) The number of neurotransmitter molecules located within a specific synaptic gap would most clearly be reduced by OPTION C, reuptake.

14) Opiate drugs occupy the same receptor sites as OPTION D, endorphins.

15) The visual cortex is activated when blind people read Braille. This best illustrates OPTION C plasticity.

16) The control of speech production by the left rather than the right hemisphere of the brain best illustrates OPTION C lateralization.

17) FACE, OPTION A, is associated with the greatest amount of brain tissue in the motor cortex.

18) The neural center in the limbic system that processes explicit memories for storage is called the OPTION D , hippocampus.

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