AP psych question

timer Asked: Feb 5th, 2016

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Randy has been experiencing several disturbing symptoms over the last year including: muscle weakness, slow reaction time, visual perception issues, seizures, hearing loss, weight gain, a general sense of pain, and delusions.

  1. Explain why his doctors might be concerned with the following when making their diagnosis:
    • Neurotransmitters
    • Hormones
    • Myelin sheath
    • Occipital lobe
    • Temporal lobe
  2. Describe how each of the following brain scanning techniques would aid the doctors in making their diagnosis of these symptoms:
    • Pet scan
    • fMRI
    • EEG

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