5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- reticular formation
- motor cortex
- peripheral nervous system (PNS)
- a area at the rear of the frontal lobe; controls voluntary movements.
- b the sensory and motor neurons connecting the central nervous system (CNS) to the rest of the body.
- c a sequence of images, emotions, and thoughts passing through a sleeping person's mind.
- d the oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning where the spinal cords swells as it enters the skull; the brainstem is responsible for automatic survival functions.
- e a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the tendency for REM sleep to increases following REM sleep deprivation (created by repeated awakenings during REM sleep).
- the brain's ability to change, especially during childhood by reorganizing after damage or by building new pathways based on experience.
- the division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing its energy in stressful situations.
- neural system (including the hippocampus, amygdala, and hypothalamus) located below the cerebral hemispheres; associated with emotions and drives.
- neurons that carry outgoing information from the central nervous to the muscles and glands.
5 True/False questions
temporal lobes → portion of the cerebral cortex lying roughly above the ears; includes ares that receive information from the ears.
parietal lobes → portion of the cerebral cortex lying just behind the forehead; involved in speaking and muscle movements and in making plans and judgments.
PET (positron emission tomography) scan → a view of brain activity showing where a radioactive form of glucose goes while the brain performs a given task.
sensory neurons → neurons that carry incoming information from the sensory receptors to the central nervous system.
latent content → according to Freud, the underlying meaning of a dream.