Biopsychology Year 13

1. What term describes when areas on the opposite side of the brain replace the damaged areas on the other side?

  • Reformation of blood vessels
  • Recruitment of homologous areas
  • Axonal sprouting
  • Synaptic pruning
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2. What term describes mechanisms in the body that govern our internal bodily rhythms?

  • Endogenous pacemakers
  • Exogenous zeitgeibers
  • Homeostasis
  • Hormones

3. What is the role of the suprachiasmatic nucleus?

  • Endogenous pacemaker - generates circadian rhythms, acting as a master clock to control sleep/arousal
  • Sends signals to the CNS
  • Main exogenous zeitgieber - creates environmental cues
  • Produces hormones implicated in the sleep-wake cycle

4. Which biological rhythm describes a cycle over 24 hours?

  • Ultradian rhythms
  • Infradian rhythms
  • Sleep rhythms
  • Circadian rhythms

5. Where is the auditory area?

  • Temporal lobe
  • Occipital lobe
  • Parietal lobe
  • Frontal lobe


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