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5 Matching questions

  1. reticular formation
  2. temporal lobes
  3. cerebellum
  4. CT scan
  5. thalamus
  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 the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; its functions include processing sensory input and coordinating movement output and balance
  4. d 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
  5. e a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. tissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experimentally caused destruction of brain tissue
  2. controls language expression-an aread of the frontal, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech
  3. limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperature and other functions
  4. ...
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. PET scana series of x-ray photographs taken from different angles and combined by computer into a composite representation of a slice through the body.

          

  2. brainstema technique that enables us to see static images of the brain's structures; uses magnetism to achieve this effect

          

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

          

  4. association areasareas of the cerebral cortex that are not involved in primary motor or sensory functions; rather, they are involved in higher mental functions such as learning, remembering, thinking, and speaking

          

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

          

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