People's moral judgments are most likely to seem unrestrained by normal emotions if they have suffered damage to their
The localization of a function such as speech production to the right or left side of the brain is called
An accelerated heartbeat is to a slowed heartbeat as the ________ nervous system is to the ________ nervous system.
To identify which specific brain areas are most active during a particular mental task, researchers would be most likely to make use of a(n)
The surgical removal of a large tumor from Dane's occipital lobe resulted in extensive loss of brain tissue. Dane is most likely to suffer some loss of
In a tragic diving accident, Andrew damaged his spinal cord. As a result, his legs were paralyzed. Andrew's injury was located in his
central nervous system
Which division of the autonomic nervous system arouses the body and mobilizes its energy in stressful situations?
the sympathetic nervous system
A person whose hand had been amputated actually felt sensations on his nonexistent fingers when his arm was stroked. This best illustrates the consequences of
Schizophrenia is most closely linked with excess receptor activity for the neurotransmitter
The benefits of brain plasticity are most clearly demonstrated in
children who have had a cerebral hemisphere surgically removed.
If your ________ is destroyed, the left side of your brain could not control the movements of your right hand.
After discovering that the shadows outside his window were only the trees in the yard, Ralph's blood pressure decreased and his heartbeat slowed. These physical reactions were most directly regulated by his
parasympathetic nervous system.
The chemical messengers released into the spatial junctions between neurons are called
Transferring messages from a motor neuron to a leg muscle requires the neurotransmitter known as
For you to experience the pain of a sprained ankle, ________ must first relay incoming pain messages from your ankle to your spinal cord.
The capacity of one brain area to take over the functions of another damaged brain area is known as brain
After Miguel's recent automobile accident, doctors detected damage to his cerebral cortex in Broca's area. It is likely that Miguel will have difficulty
The auditory hallucinations experienced by people with schizophrenia are most closely linked with the activation of areas in their
To identify which of Lucy's brain areas was most active when she talked, neuroscientists gave her a temporarily radioactive form of glucose and a(n)
Aaron consistently exhibits a knee-jerk response without having any sensations of the taps on his knees. Aaron's experience is most indicative of a
severed spinal cord