chapter 2 quiz 1

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The biology of mind

endorphins

Natural,opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain controlled are called

interneurons

the vast majority of neurons in the body's information system are

lower;dilates

in stressful situations,the sympathetic nervous sytem____blood sugar levels and____ the pupils of the eyes.

neural networks

while listening to operatic solos,musicians process the lyrics and the tunes in separate brain areas.this mostly clearly illustrates the functioning of different

glands

the endocrine system consist of

norepinephrine

which of the following chemical messages is both a neurotransmitter and a hormone?

a PET scan

which of the following would be most useful for detecting the brain areas that are most active as a person performs mathematical calculations?

brainstem

which region of the brain appears to have the oldest evolutionary history?

cerebellum

after suffering an accidental brain injury,kira has difficulty walking in a smooth and coordinated manner.she has probably suffered damage to her

hypothalamus

the limbic system structure that regulates hunger is called the

frontal lobes

which portion of the cerebral cortex is most directly involved in making plans and formulating moral judgments?

association areas

the regions of the parietal lobes that are involved in mathematical ans spatial reasoning are known as

aphasia

due to an automobile accident,jenny suffered damage to her cerebral cortex in Broca's area.jenny is most likely to experience

plasticity

the successful functioning of children who have experienced the surgical removal of an entire cerebral hemisphere best illustrates the value of

right;left

The__right hemisphere typically excels in making subtle linguistic and the___ hemisphere typically excels in making quick,literal interpretations of language.

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