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Drugs Behaviour and Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 4 :

The Nervous System

Quiz 4 :

The Nervous System

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Which part of the human neuron could be described as a tree-like structure?
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B

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Neural centers controlling vomiting and respiration are found in which of the following?
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A

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Which of these is NOT one of the four important regions found in every neuron?
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D

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Which of the following is responsible for arousal, attentiveness, wakefulness, and food intake?
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Parkinson's disease produces tremors and muscular rigidity because of damage to which of the following?
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Which of the following is responsible for reward, pleasure, and perseveration?
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Which part of the human neuron can be described as long, slender, and responsible for conducting the electrical signal?
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What impact does vasopressin have on the human body?
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Which part of the human brain does glucose enter and then is partially metabolized and sent to the neuron?
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In addition to neurons, what is the other brain cell that is even larger in number?
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Gated ion channels for sodium and potassium open and close in rapid succession, causing the neuron to depolarize and then repolarize, during each
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For a drug to be psychoactive its molecules must be capable of doing what?
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Professor Jordan is an expert in the human nervous system. As his students you were asked to identify the correct term and description, which of the following would you choose?
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What is located at the base of the brain, is an important link between the brain and the pituitary gland, and is involved in feeding, drinking, temperature regulation, and sexual behaviour?
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Drug molecules must be somewhat lipophilic (soluble in oil) in order to do what?
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Which term describes the electrical signal transmitted along the axon when a neuron fires?
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What is the process of maintaining our internal environment (temperature, water balance, etc.) within certain limits?
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Who is credited for discovering that glia outnumber neurons by as much as 50 to one?
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The neurotransmitter at the end organ of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system is which of the following?
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Cocaine selectively blocks Na+ (sodium) channels, which is the mechanism that leads to which of the following?
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