Chapter 2 TIF 1 Quiz

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Chapter 2 TIF 1 Quiz

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. The term _________________ denotes the brain's capacity for modification and change.

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  2. The brain and spinal cord make up the

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  3. All nerve fibers outside of the central nervous system are part of the

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  4. Substances that make possible the transmission of a nerve impulse from one neuron to another are called

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  5. People with an unusually high pain threshold most likely have high levels of which neurotransmitter?

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  6. Which part of the brain serves as the switching station for the brain's incoming and outgoing messages?

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  7. Phineas Gage was once an easygoing person. However, after he sustained a severe brain injury, he became an obstinate, moody, irresponsible, often selfish individual. From this information, we can suspect that Phineas most likely suffered damage to which lobe of his cerebral cortex?

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  8. The __________________ is a set of glands that regulate the activities of certain organs by releasing their chemical products into the bloodstream.

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  9. What has to happen in order for an individual to show a recessive trait?

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  10. Methods for studying heredity include all of the following except

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