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5 Matching questions

  1. agonist
  2. terminal buttons
  3. CT
  4. vestibular sense
  5. stroke
  1. a a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis
  2. b flow of blood blocked by a clot or ruptured vessels kills brain tissue
  3. c mimics/intensifies action of a neurotransmitter
  4. d balance, the sense of body movement and position, including the sense of balance
  5. e Small knobs at the end of axons that secrete chemicals called neurotransmitters

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. occurs because we rely on size cues from previous experience with corners and rooms
  2. a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radioactive form of glucose goes while the brain performs a given task.
  3. the snail-shaped tube (in the inner ear coiled around the modiolus) where sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses by the Organ of Corti
  4. the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle
  5. interruption of visual field

5 True/False questions

  1. botulismbalance, coordination, sleep and dreams


  2. brocca's areaspeech communication


  3. motor neurons (efferent)Central nervous system neurons that internally communicate and intervene between the sensory inputs and motor outputs


  4. hemispherectomiesremove a hemisphere


  5. Acetylcholine (Ach)enables every muscle action-voluntary and involuntary, important for learning and memory