Jean needs to have a tooth in her mandible filled. Her dentist injects a local anesthetic to block pain afferents in one of her cranial nerves. What cranial nerve does the dentist numb?
After suffering a stroke, Mary finds that she cannot move her right arm. This would suggest that the stroke damage is in the area of the ________ lobe.
The brain area that regulates activities that control the state of wakefulness or alterness of the cerebral cortex is the:
The vital centers for the control of heart rate, respiration, and blood pressure are located in:
The reflex movement of the head toward a loud noise is directed by the mesencephalon. Which nuclei accomplish this:
Receptors for pressure that are widely distributed in the subcutaneous tissue and the submucosal tissues are:
Somatic sensory information is distributed to sensory processing centers in the:
Brain and Spinal cord
If a friend is talking about someone they know who lost thei special senses, you would correc them when you hear them mention ____ because it is not a special sense.
What loss could result from cutting throught he medial lemniscus on the right side.
Loss of fine touch sensation on the left side of the body.
The spinal tract that relays information concerning pain and temperature to the CNS is the:
The ability to localize a specific stimulus depends on the organized distribution of sensory information to the:
Primary Sensory Cortex
Name four structures wher einformation will be sent to the Cerebellum:
Muscles, Ears, Inner Ear, Proprioceptor
Throughout the autonomic nervous system the neurotransmitter released by the preganglionic neuron binds to ____ receptors on the postganglionic neuron.
Which activities are not characteristic of the stress response or fight-or-flight reaction:
Kidneys' increased urine production because blood is shunted to kidneys
A major organ that receives sympathetic stimulation, but not parasympathetic stimulation is the:
Parasympathetic stimulation to the liver stomach and gallbladder is provieded by fibers traveling with the
All viscera have dual innervations by sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions of the ANS. This statement is:
Carla was startled by an extremely loud bang that sounded like a gunshot. Her heartbeat accelerated rapidly. When she found that the noise was only a car backfiring, she felt greatly relieved but her heart kept beating heavily for over half an hour. Explain why her heart kept beating for over half an hour.
The hormone released from the adrenal gland was still in her system.