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5 Matching questions

  1. neurons
  2. frontal lobes
  3. ERP
  4. cerebellum
  5. fMRI - functionimagingal magnetic resonance
  1. a electrodes on scalp that measure electrical activity during different tasks
  2. b initiating modulating and planning behaviour, strategic thinking and problem solving
  3. c most affected by alcohol
  4. d measures magnetic changes in blood as it deoxygenates
  5. e main information processor of the nervous system. Indiviudals have as many as 100 billion - same number of stars that are in the milky way. Each neuron connects to as many as 50,000 others.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 2 hemispheres; LHem & RHem, connected by corpus callosum
  2. Phineas Gage case - iron rod through skull = lesion to pre-frontal cortex - resulted in personality changes, profrane behaviour and inability to plan
  3. brain damaged patients and neuroimaging
  4. connects LHem & RHem (transmission fibres)
  5. includes psychologists, biologists, computer scientists physicians and others that research to understand the interactions of molecules inside individual nerve cells that also includes how neural tissue equates to conscious experience.

5 True/False questions

  1. Wernickes areaFluent aphasias - able to produce recognisable speech but do not understand what is said to them. Found in a region of the brain that borders on the auditory projection area.


  2. CNSpositioned above medulla and controls timing of sleep and dreams + attentiveness


  3. frontal lobes = working memoryinitiating modulating and planning behaviour, strategic thinking and problem solving


  4. temporal lobesmemory (more than a few seconds), knowledge, face storage, medial surface (long term events/places)


  5. The individual brainsits on top of hindbrain - coordinates movement and relays information from senses.