5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- limbic system
- PET scan
- frontal lobes
- a the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; its functions include processing sensory input and coordinating movement output and balance
- b ...
- c a system of functionally related neural structures in the brain that are involved in emotional behavior
- d a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radioactive form of glucose goes while the brain performs a given task
- e the brain's capacity for modification, as evident in brain reorganization following damage (especially in children) and in experiments on the effects of experience on brain development
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a condition in which the two hemispheres of the brain are isolated by cutting the connecting fibers (mainly those of the corpus callosum) between them
- the 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
- the brain's sensory switchboard, located on top of the brainstem; it directs messages to the sensory receiving areas in the cortex and transmits replies to the cerebellum and medulla
- an area at the rear of the frontal lobes that controls voluntary movements
5 True/False Questions
amygdala → ...
MRI → tissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experimentally caused destruction of brain tissue
reticular formation → a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.
association areas → a condition in which the two hemispheres of the brain are isolated by cutting the connecting fibers (mainly those of the corpus callosum) between them
corpus callosum → the large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them