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AP Psych 3.9: Nervous System (& more)
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An axon transmits messages ___________________ the cell body and a dendrite transmits messages ________________ the cell body.
You didn't study last night for this quiz and you are feeling very nervous. Your palms are sweating, your heart starts racing, your eyes begin to dilate and you are breathing heavy. After a few minutes of staring at your paper, you realize that you can't fight Ms. Wilbur and you can't run away from taking the quiz. Your _______________ helps you calm down and collect yourself so you can do awesome on this quiz.
b. parasympathetic nervous system
A nerve cell carrying information from your brain to muscles and glands is called a(n)
A barefoot child steps on a bee, before the child can feel the pain or cry, they immediately jerk their foot back in response to the sting. This response has likely involved all parts of the nervous system EXCEPT
Once the chemical message has crossed the synapse, the excess neurons are reabsorbed using the process called _________________________.
As you are writing on this quiz, which part of the nervous system is helping your muscles move the pen?
Depletion of ACh most likely leads to people suffering from _____________________________.
You are walking in the woods when you spot a bear and cubs. When you take a picture of them, the flash startles the adult bear and it comes running after you. Your body enters a "fight or flight" response and you begin to fight the bear! As its giant claw cuts your leg, you don't feel anything! Your brain has released _____________________ to help manage your perception of the painful experience.
Schizophrenia has been associated with having an excessive amount of ________________ in your brain.
The __________________ gland is controlled by the hypothalamus, helps control the release of hormones from other glands and influences your growth.
Which other systems are a part of the autonomic nervous system? Select all that apply
Sympathetic Nervous System, parasympathetic nervous system
This weekend when you are not studying for AP Psych you decide to go to a haunted house with your friends. As you enter the haunted house your heart rate begins to increase, you notice your palms sweating, and you are breathing heavily. Which part of the nervous system is in control while you are in the haunted house?
Sympathetic Nervous System
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