Tonya has taken medication that her doctor prescribed.

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.
Tonya has taken medication that her doctor prescribed. This medication blocks
neurotransmitters from binding to a postsynaptic receptor, leaving an abundance of
neurotransmitters in the
tiny space between the two neurons, also called the __________.
a.
antagonist
b.
synapse
c.
presynaptic neuron
d. dendrite
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. The superhero “NightHawk” has excellent night vision but
poor vision in the daytime. One
reason for “NightHawk’s” ability is due to a large number of _
___
______.
a. kryptonite
b. photoreceptors
c. cones
d. rods
34
. The primary function of an axon is:
a. to conduct electrical signals that help cells communicate
b. to block pain by releasing dopamine
c. to store memories
d. to protect the brain from damage
35
. Facial expressions of many emotions appear to be universal.
W
hat area of the brain is thought
to be responsible for the recognition of emotional facial expressions, particularly the negative
emotions like fear?
a.
hypothalamus
b.
occipital lobe
c.
amygdala
d.
hippocampus
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. Which of the following is strong
evidence for a genetic contribution to a behavior?
a.
Dizygotic twins have a higher concordance rate than do monozygotic twins.
b.
Monozygotic twins have a higher concordance rate than do dizygotic twins.
c.
Adopted children resemble their adopted families with
regard to a trait.
d.
None of the above are correct.

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