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5 Matching questions

  1. brain plasticity
  2. soma
  3. terminal buttons
  4. optical illusion
  5. place theory
  1. a ability of the brain to adapt and reorganize itself
  2. b when receptors are based on inappropriate assumptions or inability to correctly interpret space, size and shape
  3. c cell body
  4. d Small knobs at the end of axons that secrete chemicals called neurotransmitters
  5. e links pitch with part of basilar membrane that is stimulated

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. when the number of excitatory neurotransmitters is larger than the number of inhibitory neurotransmitters, then the neurotransmitters are at a critical level, and an action potential will occur
  2. occurs because we rely on size cues from previous experience with corners and rooms
  3. fear and aggression, strong emotions
  4. how the retina takes a 2d object and interprets it as 3d
  5. the extent to which variation among individuals can attribute to thier different genes.

5 True/False questions

  1. motor neurons (efferent)Central nervous system neurons that internally communicate and intervene between the sensory inputs and motor outputs


  2. top-down processingbegin with expectation, recognize whole patterns before analyzing component parts


  3. sensory adaptationstimulation of sense receptors that produces a neural impulse (transduction)


  4. nervous systemperipheral and central


  5. ponscell body


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