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5 Written questions

4 Matching questions

  1. temporal lobes
  2. frontal lobes
  3. CT scan
  4. hypothalamus
  1. a a series of x-ray photographs taken from different angles and combined by computer into a composite representation of a slice through the body.
  2. b 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
  3. c ...
  4. d limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperature and other functions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.
  2. controls language reception—a brain area involved in language comprehension and expression; usually in the left temporal lobe (p. 389)
  3. 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
  4. the large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. medulla...

          

  3. MRItissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experimentally caused destruction of brain tissue

          

  4. Broca's areacontrols language reception—a brain area involved in language comprehension and expression; usually in the left temporal lobe (p. 389)

          

  5. amygdalathe inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal

          

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