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Psychology Quiz 2
Dendrites are branching extensions of:
receive incoming signals for other neurons
What is the function of the dendrites?
dendrites to the cell body to the axon
When transmitting sensory information to the brain, an electric signal within a single neuron travels from:
brief electrical charge that travels down the axon of a neuron
the sped at which a neural impulse travels is increased when the axon is encased by a:
the minimum level of stimulation required to trigger a neural impulse
junction between a sending neuron and a receiving neuron
chemical passengers released into the spatial junctions between neurons
undersupply of serotonin is most likely linked to
the two major divisions of the nervous system are the central and the ___________ nervous systems
a simple, inborn response to a sensory stimulus is called a
hormones are chemical messengers of the
reticular information is held here
"little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem
surgical destruction of brain tissue
amplified recoding of the waves of electrical activity that sweep across the surface of the brain is known as an
area at the front of the parietal lobes that receives information from the movement of the body parts
association areas are located in the _______________
the capacity of one brain area to take over the functions of another damaged brain area is ___________