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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. - Higher cognitive processes
    • Planning, judgment,
    decision-making, attention,
    impulse control, personality
  2. • Relay station in brain
    • Processes most
    information to and from
    higher brain structures
    • Role in attention
  3. - Hearing (primary auditory
    - Speech comprehension
    (Wernicke's area)
  4. • Disorganized thinking
    • Disturbed perceptions
    - Psychosis
    • Inappropriate emotions and actions
  5. • Impose control over some
    instinctive behaviors
    • In mammals, it appears to
    inhibit some of these
    instinctive patterns
    - Key parts:
    - Hypothalamus
    - Amygdala
    - Hippocampus
  6. • Linked to emotion
    - Fear, aggression, anger
    - Recognition of facial

5 True/False questions

  1. Alzheimer's Disease- Symptoms include:
    • Difficulty starting and stopping voluntary movements
    • Tremors at rest
    • Stooped posture
    • Rigidity
    • Poor balance


  2. LobotomyPartial Removal of Frontal Lobe
    • Involves destruction of brain
    tissue in the frontal lobe


  3. Parkinson's Disease• Deterioration of
    memory, reasoning,
    and language skills
    • Symptoms may be
    due to loss of ACh


  4. Dopamine: Relative of botulism
    toxin (induces paralysis)
    - Sometimes used to treat
    muscle spasms
    - Commonly used for cosmetic


  5. Acetylcoline• Involved in muscle
    movements, learning, and


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