5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- limbic system
- frontal lobes
- a recurring problems in falling or staying asleep.
- b portion of the cerebral cortex lying just behind the forehead; involved in speaking and muscle movements and in making plans and judgments.
- c "morphine within"-natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control to pleasure.
- d neural system (including the hippocampus, amygdala, and hypothalamus) located below the cerebral hemispheres; associated with emotions and drives.
- e the level of stimulation required to trigger a neural impulse.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an area of the frontal lobe, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech; controls language expression.
- area at the top of the brainstem; directs sensory messages to the cortex and transmits replies to the cerebellum and medulla.
- 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.
- the brain and spinal cord.
- areas of the cerebral cortex that are primarily involved in higher mental functions such as learning, remembering, thinking, and speaking.
5 True/False questions
neuron → the base of the brainstem; controls heartbeat and breathing.
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) → a technique for revealing bloodflow and therefore, brain activity by comparing successive MRI scans. show brain function.
corpus callosum → the "little brain" at the rear of the brainstem; functions include processing sensory input and coordinating movement output and balance.
split brain → condition in which the brain's two hemispheres are isolated by cutting the fibers (mainly those of the corpus callosum) connecting them.
manifest content → according to Freud, the underlying meaning of a dream.