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Why do psychologists sometimes study monkeys' brains?
The information and neural systems of humans and monkeys operate very similarly and study of the monkeys' brains can shed light on human systems.
Which of the following does the autonomic nervous system most directly control?
The parasympathetic nervous system is to _______________ as the sympathetic nervous system is to ________
You are watching your favorite television program and you see a commercial for a new medication. It states that the medication can alleviate depression. "Since depression is a chemical imbalance, new Venlafaxine-extended release can help with mood, sleep, arousal, and alertness by working on two key neurotransmitters involved in depression." These two neurotransmitters are:
serotonin and norepinephrine
Your boss tells you some news that disturbs you, but a phone call from your spouse distracts you. After you get off the phone, you have a lingering feeling that something is not quite right, but you cannot pinpoint what it is. It is likely you are reacting to the continued effect of:
The correct order of the structures of the motor neuron is:
4.terminal branches of the axon
Most of the signals neurons receive are ___________; others are the opposite, or ________.
Given the proportional amounts of the different types of neurons, which type of neurons would you be LEAST likely to worry about if you lost 100,000 of them?
Which of the following chemical messengers is both a neurotransmitter and a hormone?
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