psychology questions Chapter 2
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1 To excite or inhibit an action potential in a receiving neuron, a neurotransmitter must cross the ______.
· Synaptic gap
· Endocrine glands
2 Karens years of experience navigating the streets of a very large city as a taxi driver have resulted in changes in her brains spatial memory centres that support her detailed street location. This best illustrates the value of?
4. The autonomic nervous system most directly controls _____.
|a.||Movement of the arms and legs.|
|c.||Thinking and memory.|
5. Which of the following chemical messengers is both a neurotransmitter and a hormone?
6 Your life would be most immediately threatened if you suffered destruction of the ______.
|7 Which hormone enables contractions associated with birthing and milk flow during nursing?