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5 Matching Questions

  1. brain
  2. convolutions
  3. Glia
  4. Techniques used for brain damaged patients
  5. Neurospsychology
  1. a Map brain regions damaged, examine behaviour, draw conclusion about function of damaged region and TMS Transcranial Magnetic stimulation
  2. b weighs 3-4 pounds and is thought to be the most complex known object in the universe
  3. c brains visual feature = wrinkles that cover brain's outer surface
  4. d outnumbers neurons 10:1 in some parts of the brain.
  5. e biological psychology / behavioural neuroscience

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 12 pair of nerves that exit the brain directly without passing throught he spinal cord. These nerves control movement of head and neck, carry sensations inward from the eyes nose ears and tongue. These nerves also control various secretions ie tears, saliva and mucus.
  2. receiving stations for information arriving from ears, eyes and other sense organs.
  3. plays a pivtol role in triggering and shaping our emotions
  4. dissociations, patterns of impairment - what skills remain and what conditions improve or make the problem worse
  5. includes the brain and spinal cord working as an integrated unit

5 True/False Questions

  1. Parietal lobesPhineas Gage case - iron rod through skull = lesion to pre-frontal cortex - resulted in personality changes, profrane behaviour and inability to plan


  2. PETposition emission tomography. Injected with radioactive sugar. Active brain cells soak up the sugar = image similar to CAT and MRI.


  3. Medullafound at bottome of hindbrain and controls breathing and blood circulation, helps to maintain balance by controlling head and limb position


  4. major sources of evidence in neuropsychologyscientific discipline and clinical profession


  5. primary somatosensory areareceiving stations for information arriving from ears, eyes and other sense organs.


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