In transmitting sensory information to the brain, an electrical signal travels from the ________ of a single neuron.
dendrites to the cell body to the axon
An area at the rear of the frontal lobes that controls voluntary movements is called the:
The benefits of brain plasticity are most clearly demonstrated in:
children who have had a cerebral hemisphere surgically removed
The nineteenth-century theory that bumps on the skull reveal a person's abilities and traits is called:
The part of the cerebral cortex that directs the muscle movements involved in speech is known as:
The slowdown of neural communication in multiple sclerosis involves a degeneration of the:
If a professor accused you of cheating on a test, your adrenal glands would probably release _____ into your bloodstream.
The surgical removal of a large tumor from Dane's occipital lobe resulted in extensive loss of brain tissue. Dane is most likely to suffer some loss of:
The most extensive regions of the brain, which enable learning and memory, are called the:
Which region of your brainstem plays a role in arousing you to a state of alertness when someone nearby mentions your name?
Your conscious awareness of your own name and self-identity depends primarily on the normal functioning of your:
The capacity of one brain area to take over the functions of another damaged brain area is known as brain:
The part of a neuron that transmits neural messages to other neurons or to muscles of glands is called the:
In order for you to be able to run, _____ must relay messages from your central nervous system to your leg muscles.
The best way to detect enlarged fluid-filled brain regions in some patients who have schizophrenia is to use a(n):