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5 Matching questions

  1. cerebellum
  2. glial cells
  3. reticular formation
  4. MRI
  5. brainstem
  1. a the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; its functions include processing sensory input and coordinating movement output and balance
  2. b ...
  3. c a technique that enables us to see static images of the brain's structures; uses magnetism to achieve this effect
  4. d the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
  5. e a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperature and other functions
  2. the intricate fabric of interconnected neural cells that covers the cerebral hemispheres; the body's ultimate control and information-processing center.
  3. the large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them
  4. ...
  5. the portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the back of the head; includes the visual areas, which receive visual information from the opposite visual field.

5 True/False questions

  1. temporal lobesthe portion of the cerebral cortex lying roughly above the ears; includes the auditory areas, each of which receives auditory information primarily from the opposite ear


  2. split braina condition in which the two hemispheres of the brain are isolated by cutting the connecting fibers (mainly those of the corpus callosum) between them


  3. medulla...


  4. wenicke's areacontrols language expression-an aread of the frontal, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech


  5. motor cortexthe area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body touch and movement sensations


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