5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- frontal lobes
- a neuron extensions that pass messages to other neurons or cells.
- b portion of the cerebral cortex lying just behind the forehead; involved in speaking and muscle movements and in making plans and judgments.
- c chemicals, such as opium, morphine, and heroin, that depress neural activity, temporarily lessening pain and anxiety.
- d the brain's ability to change, especially during childhood by reorganizing after damage or by building new pathways based on experience.
- e sleep disorder in which a person has uncontrollable sleep attacks, sometimes lapsing directly into REM sleep.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a pair of endocrine glands that sit just above the kidneys and secrete hormones (epinephrine and norepinephrine) that help arouse the body in times of stress.
- according to Freud, the remembered story line of a dream.
- chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine glands, travel through the bloodstream, and affect other tissues.
- portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the top of the head and toward the rear; receives sensory input for touch and body position.
- an area of the frontal lobe, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech; controls language expression.
5 True/False Questions
nervous system → the body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, consisting of all the nerve cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems.
sleep apnea → 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.
sleep → a sequence of images, emotions, and thoughts passing through a sleeping person's mind.
endorphins → "morphine within"-natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control to pleasure.
reticular formation → a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.