5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- CNS includes
- Frontal lobe
- temporal lobes
- Occipital lobe: damage
- a found behind forehead
- b brain - hindbrain, midbrain, forebrain and spinal cord
- c the relay centre, transmitting information from cortex
- d memory (more than a few seconds), knowledge, face storage, medial surface (long term events/places)
- e cortical colour blindness, disorders of movement perception ie: see world in snapshots
5 Multiple choice questions
- receiving area for sensory information. Found behind primary motor projection area in the parietal lobe.
- Outer grey layer of cerebral hemispheres
- disruption in production or comprehension of speech.
- position emission tomography. Injected with radioactive sugar. Active brain cells soak up the sugar = image similar to CAT and MRI.
- 2 hemispheres; LHem & RHem, connected by corpus callosum
5 True/False questions
Hindbrain → sits directly on top of the spinal cord - controls key life functions
Central Nervous System → includes the brain and spinal cord working as an integrated unit
cranial nerves → initiating modulating and planning behaviour, strategic thinking and problem solving
brain stem → weighs 3-4 pounds and is thought to be the most complex known object in the universe
Neuroscientist → main information processor of the nervous system. Indiviudals have as many as 100 billion - same number of stars that are in the milky way. Each neuron connects to as many as 50,000 others.