5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- glial cells
- reticular formation
- 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 technique that enables us to see static images of the brain's structures; uses magnetism to achieve this effect
- 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
- e a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.
5 Multiple choice questions
- limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperature and other functions
- the intricate fabric of interconnected neural cells that covers the cerebral hemispheres; the body's ultimate control and information-processing center.
- the large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them
- 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
temporal lobes → 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
split brain → 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
medulla → ...
wenicke's area → controls language expression-an aread of the frontal, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech
motor cortex → the area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body touch and movement sensations