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  1. Neurotransmitters
  2. Synapse
  3. 7 Rules of Brain Plasticity
  4. Pons
  5. Medulla
  1. a Function: breathing, digestion, heart function
    Dysfunction: paralysis of throat, loss of taste, acid reflux, drooling
  2. b 6
  3. c Function: motor control, consciousness and sleep, dreaming, posture
    Dysfunction: control bladder to a certain point, blood clots, breathing troubles
  4. d 1. Brain must be alert and engaged to change
    2. Positive reinforcement strengthens the connections b/w neurons
    3. neurons that fire together wire together
    4. Repetition in incremental steps is key to make lasting change; initial change is temporary
    5. Memory is crucial for learning and can be improved
    6. Motivation is key - right stress, challenging but not too much
    7. Brain Plasticity can be positive or negative
  5. e connection b/w axon tip and dendrite or cell body of receiving neuron

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Function: senses transported to higher brain, sleep/consciousness
    Dysfunction: motor, sensory and emotional problems, balance and sleep, impairment
  2. core of brain, oldest part, responsible for automatic survival functions
  3. controls language reception; language comprehension
  4. inhibitory neuron
  5. neural sys associated w/ emotions and drives

5 True/False questions

  1. Norepinephrineneurons that carry outgoing info from brain to muscles and glands


  2. AmygdalaFunction: social and emotional processing, aggression and feaar
    Dysfunction: requires soc and emotional stimulation to dev normally, autism, soc anxiety if dev poorly


  3. Frontal LobeFunction: pain, sense/touch
    Dysfunction: right/left confusion, dress/wash problems of self


  4. Occipital LobeFunction: visual cortex, color, motion perception, dreams come from
    Dysfunction: color and movement, halucinations, illusions


  5. AcetylcholineFunction: pain, sense/touch
    Dysfunction: right/left confusion, dress/wash problems of self


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