5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Wernicke's area
- MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
- sleep apnea
- reticular formation
- a a sleep disorder in which a sleeping person repeatedly stops breathing until blood oxygen is so low it awakens the person just long enough to draw a breath.
- b a technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce computer-generated images of soft tissue. show brain anatomy.
- c area at the top of the brainstem; directs sensory messages to the cortex and transmits replies to the cerebellum and medulla.
- d a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.
- e a brain area, usually in the left temporal lobe, involved in the left temporal lobe, involved in language comprehension and expression; controls language reception.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a view of brain activity showing where a radioactive form of glucose goes while the brain performs a given task.
- focusing conscious awareness on a particular stimulus.
- false sensory experiences, such as hearing something in the absence of an external auditory stimulus.
- periodic, natural, reversible loss of consciousness-as distinct from unconsciousness resulting from a coma, general anesthesia, or hibernation.
- according to Freud, the remembered story line of a dream.
5 True/False Questions
opiates → chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine glands, travel through the bloodstream, and affect other tissues.
limbic system → neural system (including the hippocampus, amygdala, and hypothalamus) located below the cerebral hemispheres; associated with emotions and drives.
neurotransmitters → neuron-produced chemicals that cross synapses to carry messages to other neurons or cells.
nervous system → the body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, consisting of all the nerve cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems.
corpus callosum → the "little brain" at the rear of the brainstem; functions include processing sensory input and coordinating movement output and balance.