InstructionsChapter 2 TIF 1 Quiz
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The term _________________ denotes the brain's capacity for modification and change.
The brain and spinal cord make up the
central nervous system.
peripheral nervous system.
somatic nervous system.
All nerve fibers outside of the central nervous system are part of the
autonomic nervous system.
voluntary nervous system.
spinal nervous system.
Substances that make possible the transmission of a nerve impulse from one neuron to another are called
People with an unusually high pain threshold most likely have high levels of which neurotransmitter?
Which part of the brain serves as the switching station for the brain's incoming and outgoing messages?
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?
The __________________ is a set of glands that regulate the activities of certain organs by releasing their chemical products into the bloodstream.
What has to happen in order for an individual to show a recessive trait?
The individual must inherit two recessive genes for that trait.
The individual must inherit at least one dominant gene for that trait.
The individual must inherit two dominant genes for that trait.
The individual must inherit at least one recessive gene for that trait.
Methods for studying heredity include all of the following except
selective breeding of humans.
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