3 Written questions
3 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- "horse" a neural center located in the limbic system that helps process explicit memories for storage
- 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.
2 True/False questions
hypothalamus → a neural structure lying below the thalamus; directs eating, drinking, body temperature; helps govern the endocrine system via the pituitary gland, and is linked to emotion
amygdala → two almond-shaped neural clusters that are components of the limbic system and are linked to emotion