3 Written Questions
3 Multiple Choice Questions
- two almond-shaped neural clusters that are components of the limbic system and are linked to emotion
- the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; it helps coordinate voluntary movement and balance
- our sense of touch, temperature, and pain
2 True/False Questions
hypothalamus → the brain's sensory switchboard, located on top of the brainstem; it directs messages to the sensory receiving areas in the cortex and transmits replies to the cerebellum and medulla
limbic system → a doughnut-shaped system of neural structures at the border of the brainstem and cerebral hemispheres; associated with emotions such as fear and aggression and drives such as those for food and sex. Includes the hippocampus, amygdala, and hypothalamus.