Tonya has taken medication that her doctor prescribed.

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.

Tonya has taken medication that her doctor prescribed. This medication blocks

neurotransmitters from binding to a postsynaptic receptor, leaving an abundance of

neurotransmitters in the

tiny space between the two neurons, also called the __________.

a.

antagonist

b.

synapse

c.

presynaptic neuron

d. dendrite

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. The superhero “NightHawk” has excellent night vision but

poor vision in the daytime.  One

reason for “NightHawk’s” ability is due to a large number of _

___

______.

a. kryptonite

b. photoreceptors

c. cones

d. rods

34

. The primary function of an axon is:

a. to conduct electrical signals that help cells communicate

b. to block pain by releasing dopamine

c. to store memories

d. to protect the brain from damage

35

. Facial expressions of many emotions appear to be universal.

W

hat area of the brain is thought

to be responsible for the recognition of emotional facial expressions, particularly the negative

emotions like fear?

a.

hypothalamus

b.

occipital lobe

c.

amygdala

d.

hippocampus

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. Which of the following is strong

evidence for a genetic contribution to a behavior?

a.

Dizygotic twins have a higher concordance rate than do monozygotic twins.

b.

Monozygotic twins have a higher concordance rate than do dizygotic twins.

c.

Adopted children resemble their adopted families with

regard to a trait.

d.

None of the above are correct.

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