The primary difference between biological psychologists and neuroscientists is that biological psychologists place greater emphasis on studying _____
If a person believes that hormones released a different stages of the menstrual cycle affect a person's mood, then it would be considered a(n) _____ explanation
Explaining differences in running speed as a function of differences in muscle fiber types is an example of a(n) _____ explanation
A person who studies the influence of genetic predisposition of be aggressive in combination with early aggressive experiences is seeking for a(n) _____ explanation_____
Mapping out the relationship between shared bone structures across different species suggests there is a(n) _____ explanation
In a small population of sheep, the dominant male may produce many more offspring than the other males, spreading his genes. This is an example of _____
According to Chalmers, knowing why and how brain activity is associated with consciousness is the _____
A researcher is interested in how the nervous system responds when the organism is in a certain emotional situation. This researcher might be identified as a(n) _____
Which of the following specialists would be MOST interested in changes in heart rate when students are taking an exam?
Units of heredity that maintain their structural identity from one generation to another are _____
Suppose "A" is a dominant gene and "a" is a recessive gene. One parent has genes Aa and the other parent has genes aa. What genes will the children probably have?
Half will be Aa, half aa
What are the chances of having a child with at least one dominant gene if both parents are heterozygous?
The theory of evolution through the inheritance of acquired characteristics, is known as?
How do most biological psychologists feel regarding the use of animals in research?
They use animals only if the potential benefits to humans outweigh the costs to the animals
What structure is composed of two layers of fat molecules that are free to flow around one another?
Where do the metabolic activities occur that provide energy for all of the other activities of the cell?
The endoplasmic reticulum is a _____
network of then tubes that transport newly synthesized protiens
The branching fibers that form the information-receiving pole of the nerve cells are called _____
The tree-like branches of a neuron that receive information from other neurons are called _____
If all of a neuron's dendrites or axons were contained within the spinal cord, it would be considered a(n) _____ neuron
_____ in the brain and spinal cord and _____ in the periphery are specialized types of glia that builds the myelin sheaths that surround neurons
oligodendrocytes; schwann cells