5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- central nervous system (CNS)
- adrenal glands
- pituitary gland
- a neurons that communicate internally and intervene between the sensory inputs and motor outputs.
- b the endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the influence of the hypothalamus, the pituitary regulates growth and controls other endocrine glands.
- c bundled axons that form neural "cables" connecting the central nervous system with muscles, glands, and sense organs.
- d the brain and spinal cord.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology and behavior.
- a brain area, usually in the left temporal lobe, involved in the left temporal lobe, involved in language comprehension and expression; controls language reception.
- portion of the cerebral cortex lying roughly above the ears; includes ares that receive information from the ears.
- relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state.
- area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body touch and movement sensations.
5 True/False questions
corpus callosum → large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them.
action potential → according to Freud, the underlying meaning of a dream.
motor neurons → neurons that carry outgoing information from the central nervous to the muscles and glands.
parasympathetic nervous system → the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system.
peripheral nervous system (PNS) → the sensory and motor neurons connecting the central nervous system (CNS) to the rest of the body.