College of San Mateo Psychology Neurons & Mind Behavior Multiple Choice.
The idea that the mind is separate from the brain is called:
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The term afferent refers to ______ signals.
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Neurons fire or they don’t. This is referred to as:
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The role of glial cells is primarily:
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After a neuron fires there is a brief amount of time before it can fire again. This is called:
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Cajal proposed that the nervous system is made up of separate neurons. This is called the ______ hypothesis.
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The human brain contains approximately:
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Which type of glial cell provides support for the neuron as well as creates the blood-brain barrier?
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The spaces in between the segments of myelin sheath are called:
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Epigenetics is the study of:
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Which of the following receives information:
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______ help generate myelin in the CNS, whereas ______ help generate myelin in the PNS.
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One of the main points in psychobiology is that:
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The ______explanation of behavior describes why a behavior evolved as it did.
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Some brain structures are able to create new neurons. This is called:
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One theory that explains behavior focuses on how a behavior developed. This approach is called the:
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Dendritic spines can appear, change shape, disappear, etc. This is an example of:
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The electrical charge that travels down the cell and passes information on is called:
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Efferent neurons are also called:
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The finger like extensions at the end of the axon are called:
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Which of the following letters indicates the location of the cell body?
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Which of the following letters indicates where the action potential begins?
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Which of the following letters indicates the part of the neuron that conveys information to other neurons ?
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Which of the following letters indicates the part of the neuron that regenerates the electrical charge traveling down the axon?
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Which of the following letters indicates the part of the neuron that helps regulate the firing of the neuron?