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5 Matching questions

  1. interneurons
  2. nerves
  3. central nervous system (CNS)
  4. adrenal glands
  5. pituitary gland
  1. a neurons that communicate internally and intervene between the sensory inputs and motor outputs.
  2. b the endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the influence of the hypothalamus, the pituitary regulates growth and controls other endocrine glands.
  3. c bundled axons that form neural "cables" connecting the central nervous system with muscles, glands, and sense organs.
  4. d the brain and spinal cord.
  5. 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

  1. a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology and behavior.
  2. a brain area, usually in the left temporal lobe, involved in the left temporal lobe, involved in language comprehension and expression; controls language reception.
  3. portion of the cerebral cortex lying roughly above the ears; includes ares that receive information from the ears.
  4. relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state.
  5. area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body touch and movement sensations.

5 True/False questions

  1. corpus callosumlarge band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them.


  2. action potentialaccording to Freud, the underlying meaning of a dream.


  3. motor neuronsneurons that carry outgoing information from the central nervous to the muscles and glands.


  4. parasympathetic nervous systemthe division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system.


  5. peripheral nervous system (PNS)the sensory and motor neurons connecting the central nervous system (CNS) to the rest of the body.


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