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Human Development Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 2 :

Genetics, epigenetics, and the Brain: the Fundamentals of Behavioral Development

Quiz 2 :

Genetics, epigenetics, and the Brain: the Fundamentals of Behavioral Development

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Neurons in the brain are fascinating structures with various parts,and some of the parts receive messages from other neurons.What do we call the branchlike projections that receive messages?
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Identical twins can have which of the following?
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D

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The genes at matching locations on a pair of chromosomes may be identical or slightly different forms of the same gene.If they are different,they are called
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B

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Many inherited disorders result from defective alleles.Which of the following genetic combinations is most likely to result in a disorder such as sickle-cell anemia?
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What type of neural growth occurs as a direct result of exposure to more individualized kinds of environmental events?
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When environmental factors influence how hereditary material functions,this set of processes (involved in controlling genetic expression)is called
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Typical prenatal development depends on which of the following?
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When the amygdala jumpstarts stress-related networks peripheral to the central nervous system,what part of the body releases the chemicals such as adrenaline that produce energizing effects?
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A child who is born with a small head,widely spaced eyes,a flattened nasal bridge and is characterized by growth retardation,and cognitive deficits may be suffering from the effects of
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In a male zygote,what is the chromosome configuration?
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Which of the following does the body release to help put an end to the stress response?
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After birth,neurons reproduce at a rapid rate.When does the brain stop producing new neurons?
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What part of the brain is the largest,including the hypothalamus,thalamus,cerebrum,and limbic system structures?
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Coded sections of DNA that help cells construct the proteins that influence physical and psychological characteristics are called
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Over the last century,researchers have held various views of stress and adaptation.Which of the following alters physiological functions temporarily as the body deals with an acute stressor?
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The damaging effects of teratogens are the result of
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Down syndrome is a common disorder.Which of the following circumstances results in Down syndrome?
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Complete the following analogy: genotype is to phenotype as
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How long can the consequences of prenatal malnutrition affect an individual?
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During which period of prenatal development do most of the body's structures and organ systems form?
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