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  1. consciousness
  2. limbic system
  3. Wernicke's area
  4. sensory cortex
  5. cerebellum
  1. a our awareness of ourselves and our environment. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e pp. 089, 176)
  2. b doughnut-shaped neural system (including the hippocampus, amygdala, and hypothalamus) located below the cerebral hemispheres; associated with emotions and drives. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 071)
  3. c the "little brain" at the rear of the brainstem; functions include processing sensory input and coordinating movement output and balance. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 070)
  4. d area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body touch and movement sensations. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 077)
  5. e controls language reception—a brain area involved in language comprehension and expression; usually in the left temporal lobe. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 080)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radioactive form of glucose goes while the brain performs a given task. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 068)
  2. portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the top of the head and toward the rear; receives sensory input for touch and body position. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 074)
  3. areas of the cerebral cortex that are not involved in primary motor or sensory functions; rather, they are involved in higher mental functions such as learning, remembering, thinking, and speaking. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 078)
  4. a series of X-ray photographs taken from different angles and combined by computer into a composite representation of a slice through the body. Also called CAT scan. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 068)
  5. two lima bean-sized neural clusters in the limbic system; linked to emotion. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 071)

5 True/False questions

  1. brainstemthe oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning where the spinal cord swells as it enters the skull; It is responsible for automatic survival functions. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 069)

          

  2. cognitive neuroscienceour awareness of ourselves and our environment. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e pp. 089, 176)

          

  3. medullathe base of the brainstem; controls heartbeat and breathing. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 069)

          

  4. occipital lobesportion of the cerebral cortex lying at the top of the head and toward the rear; receives sensory input for touch and body position. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 074)

          

  5. reticular formationa nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 070)