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5 Matching questions

  1. inattentional blindness
  2. neuron
  3. endocrine system
  4. sympathetic division
  5. central nervous system
  1. a not being able to see what is right in front of your eyes
  2. b a system of glands located throughout the body that secrete chemicals (hormones) into the bloodstream, often influencing moods and behaviors
  3. c a division of the autonomic nervous system made up of the nerves that use energy in situations of danger
  4. d the major type of cell in the nervous system that sends and receives signals. Often called a brain cell
  5. e the brainstem and spinal cord

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the feeling that persists in a limb that has been amputated. This demonstrates that the sense of feeling is in the brain
  2. the process that occurs as positively charged sodium ions enter a neuron and the inside of the cell becomes more positively charged
  3. a series of interconnected structures that lie between the brainstem and the cortex; it processes emotional feelings and reactions
  4. an important area located just below the thalamus that serves as a regulator or control center for a number of motivations, such as hunger or thirst
  5. the electrical process by which a signal travels from one end of a cell to the other

5 True/False questions

  1. basal ganglilaa brain area located at the end of the hippocampus that is a center for emotions such as fear and anger

          

  2. thalamusa brain area that serves as a relay center for the senses

          

  3. dendritesthe major type of cell in the nervous system that sends and receives signals. Often called a brain cell

          

  4. cerebellumthe branches at the end of the axon of a neuron that send a chemical signal to a muscle, an organ, or to another neuron

          

  5. somatic nervous systemthe nerves that serve the senses that go to the skeletal muscles

          

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