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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- motor cortex
- endocrine system
- Wernicke's area
- parietal lobes
- a area at the rear of the frontal lobe; controls voluntary movements.
- b a brain area, usually in the left temporal lobe, involved in the left temporal lobe, involved in language comprehension and expression; controls language reception.
- c portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the top of the head and toward the rear; receives sensory input for touch and body position.
- d chemicals, such as opium, morphine, and heroin, that depress neural activity, temporarily lessening pain and anxiety.
- e the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the "little brain" at the rear of the brainstem; functions include processing sensory input and coordinating movement output and balance.
- large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them.
- portion of the cerebral cortex lying just behind the forehead; involved in speaking and muscle movements and in making plans and judgments.
- neuron-produced chemicals that cross synapses to carry messages to other neurons or cells.
- a technique for revealing bloodflow and therefore, brain activity by comparing successive MRI scans. show brain function.
5 True/False Questions
thalamus → a sequence of images, emotions, and thoughts passing through a sleeping person's mind.
somatic nervous system → the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system.
occipital lobes → portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the back of the head; includes areas that receive information from the visual fields.
autonomic nervous system → the division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing its energy in stressful situations.
cognitive neuroscience → neurons that communicate internally and intervene between the sensory inputs and motor outputs.