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For all sensory experiences except olfaction, the afferent sensory pathways include the:

Thalamus

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Focal damage to Broca's area is likely to impair:

Production of speech

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Anxiety and rapid hearth rate related to stress are physiological manifestations of inc activity of which nervous system?

Sympathetic

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The sleep- wake cycle is regulate by the

Reticular formation

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The neurotransmitter most directly involved with voluntary muscle movements is

Acetylcholine

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The most common cuss e of cerebral palsy is

Trauma at the time of birth

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The inability to understand words, without any loss of ability to speak or hear words is:

Sensory aphasia

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The inability to recognize objects by touch alone is most likely the result of damage to the:

Parietal cortex

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Fechner's law assumes that "just noticeable differences" are

Psychologically equal intervals

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Physiologically based drives such as rage and fear are regulated by the:

Hypothalamus

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What type of disorder is most frequently diagnosed with neuropsych tests

Neurological disorders

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Postconcussional syndrome

Dizziness and nausea following a concussion. A diffuse atonal injury has been closely linked to this type of syndrome

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I what part of the brain are the occipital lobes located

Cerebral cortex

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Low blood glucose levels, feeling hungry and anxious. What type of endocrine issues is this indicative of?

Hypoglycemia

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Prosopagnosia

Difficulty identifying faces that they have seen before. One possible cause is a lesion to the occipital lobe

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An endogenous opiate would be...

Endorphin (endogenous morphine)

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The prod roman symptoms of tyramine-induced hypertensive crisis include

Headaches, stiff neck, nausea, vomiting, and sweating

Occurs when a person taking an maoi consumes food continuing tyramine

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Cerebellum

Responsible for sense of balance and posture. Also helps regulate motor functions and actions

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Agnosia

The inability to identify something

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Starvation in anorexia is believed to be precipitated by high levels of what neurotransmitter?

Serotonin - high levels of serotonin have been linked to both appetite suppression and anxiety while low levels have been linked to Depression and appear to contribute to binge eating