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This part of the brain is responsible for survival functions such as heart beat and respiration.
A main function of the medulla is to _____.
control automatic bodily functions such as respiration and heart rate
Which of the following structures is NOT a part of the forebrain?
C. limbic system
D. cerebral cortex
This structure at the top of the brain stem is involved in respiration, movement, waking, REM sleep, and dreaming.
This structure at the base of the brain behind the brain stem is responsible for maintaining smooth movements, balance, and some aspects of perception and cognition.
The next time you see someone at a party who is having trouble walking properly, you might say, "He has had too much to drink, and it went right to his _____."
The _____ is located near the top of the brainstem and is involved in coordinating eye and body movement, sleep, and arousal.
While reading your newspaper in the morning, you notice a crash in the street outside. The part of your brain that refocuses your attention from the paper to the crash is the _____.
Many symptoms of schizophrenia, like hearing voices, misunderstanding social cues, and misinterpreting sensory information could be due to abnormalities in the _____.
This is a small structure that maintains homeostasis and regulates emotions and drives such as hunger, thirst, sex, and aggression.
Motor control, speech production, thinking, personality, emotion, and memory are all governed by your _____.
The case of Phineas Gage suggests that the _____ lobes regulate our personality and are largely responsible for much of what makes us uniquely human.
The _____ lobes are involved with hearing, language comprehension, memory, and some emotional control
This is the name of the bundle of nerve fibers that carries information between the brain's right and left hemispheres.
Your left brain doesn't know what your right brain is doing. It is MOST likely that your _____ has severed.
The right hemisphere of the brain is specialized for _____ in most adults.
A. musical abilities
B. spatial abilities
C. recognizing facts
D. all of these options
D. all of these options
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