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5 Matching questions

  1. Amygdala
  2. Prefrontal Cortex
  3. Brain Stem
  4. Medulla
  5. Dendrite
  1. a Function: social and emotional processing, aggression and feaar
    Dysfunction: requires soc and emotional stimulation to dev normally, autism, soc anxiety if dev poorly
  2. b Function: breathing, digestion, heart function
    Dysfunction: paralysis of throat, loss of taste, acid reflux, drooling
  3. c neurons bushy, branching extensions that receive messages and conduct impluses
  4. d Function: mediate conflicting thoughts, choices, predict future, social control
    Dysfunction: personality and behavioral change, bad decisions
  5. e core of brain, oldest part, responsible for automatic survival functions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. sleep/wake cycle, mood and arousal, no production - depression
  3. Function: visual cortex, color, motion perception, dreams come from
    Dysfunction: color and movement, halucinations, illusions
  4. neurons that carry incoming info from receptors to brain and spinal cord
  5. brain and spinal cord

5 True/False questions

  1. Parasympathetic Nervous Systemarouses the body, mobilizing energy in stressful situation


  2. Synapseconnection b/w axon tip and dendrite or cell body of receiving neuron


  3. Corpus CallosumFunction: coordination, memory, leanring, body movement
    Dysfunction: bad balance and coordination, tremor, dizzy, weak in legs


  4. Neurotransmitterschemical messengers that cross b/w neurons


  5. Myelin Sheathprotects axon of neuron


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