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What is the difference between an axon and a dendrite?
axons send messages and dendrites receive information. Axons speak and dendrites listen
When an action potential reaches te axon terminal of a neuron, it triggers the release of chemical messengers called...
The right hemisphere ables the person to
make inferences, orchestrates our sense of self, modulates speech
People's failure to recognize themselves in a mirror is most likely to be associated with damage to the
right cerebral hemisphere
Which region of your brainstem plays a role in arousing you to a state of alertness when someone nearby mentions your name?
The hypothalamus influences the ________ to send messages to the ________.
pituitary; endocrine glands
Messages are transmitted from your spinal cord to your heart muscles by the
autonomic nervous system
Which of the following is the component of the limbic system that plays an essential role in the processing of new memories?
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