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Anatomy Final Set 12
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In which of the following areas does sorting and editing of sensory impulses take place?
Which of the following is a function of the pons?
contains nuclei that relay information from the cerebrum to cerebellum
Which of the following areas is NOT involved in speech processing?
Which of the following areas of the brain is most involved in maintaining the body's homeostasis?
Which of the following centers is NOT located in the hypothalamus?
center for central balance
Which of the following coordinate head and eye movements when we visually follow a moving object?
Which of the following is a function of the basal ganglia?
starting, stopping, and monitoring arm swinging and gait
Which of the following is NOT one of the basal nuclei?
Which of the following is the autonomic control center?
Which type of brain waves are seen when a person is concentrating on solving a problem?
Which part of the brain is involved in thirst sensations?
Which part of the brain produces dopamine?
Which of the following statements concerning epilepsy is INCORRECT?
It is associated with intellectual impairment.
Which of the following is the central layer of the meninges?
The average weight of the adult brain is __________.
The CNS starts differentiating from the neural tube in the developing embryo after week __________.
Which of the following landmarks separates the cerebral hemispheres?
the longitudinal fissure
Which of the following is NOT a feature of the cerebral cortex?
it is composed of white matter
The visceral sensory area of the cerebral cortex is involved in the conscious perception of all the following EXCEPT __________.
In which part of the cerebral cortex do sensations, emotions, and thoughts come together and make us who we are?
the multimodal association areas
Which part of the cerebellum is involved in planning, rather that executing, movement?
the lateral part of each hemisphere
All the following are attributed to the function of the amygdaloid body EXCEPT __________.
resolving mental conflict
The sensory hallucinations experienced by epileptic patients are known as __________.
Which of the following statements about language is INCORRECT?
All the associated areas on the right side of the cerebral cortex are involved in language.
Working memory __________.
is limited to seven or eight chunks of information
Which of the following neurotransmitters is thought to prime the prefrontal cortex and the medial temporal lobes to form memories?
If you are having a conversation with a person, excuse yourself for five minutes, and come back and the person no longer knows you, the person would be suffering from __________.
Acting as an excitotoxin, the main culprit in the damage caused by a cerebral vascular accident (CVA) is __________.
All of the following features can be seen in the brain tissue of patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease EXCEPT __________.
increased levels of acetylcholine in the basal forebrain
Deep brain stimulation via implanted electrodes has been used to treat some of the symptoms of __________.
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