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Theta waves are a brain wave pattern that can be seen during deep sleep and during anesthesia.
Cell bodies of the somatic motor neurons of the spinal nerves are located in the ventral horn of the spinal cord.
Cerebrospinal fluid circulates within the ventricles of the brain and in the subarachnoid space outside the brain.
The first obvious sign that the nervous system is forming in the embryo is the thickening of the surface ectoderm to form the neural plate.
The canal connecting the third and fourth ventricles and running through the midbrain is the foramen of Monro.
A disturbance of posture, muscle tremors at rest, and uncontrolled muscle contraction are all symptoms of damage to the basal nuclei.
Most of the ascending and descending pathways to and from the brain cross over from one side of the body to the other.
One functional center found within the medulla oblongata is a respiratory center involved in the control of the rate and depth of breathing.
Sorting of sensory information and relaying it to the appropriate cerebral sensory area occurs in the hypothalamus.
inside, white matter on the outside, and a ventral motor root
The spinal cord has gray matter on the ________.
The vital centers for the control of heart rate, respiration, and blood pressure are located in the ________.
the dorsal root ganglia of the spinal cord
Cell bodies of the sensory neurons of the spinal nerves are located in ________.
The limbic association area of the multimodal association areas provides our ________.
the spinal cord may be affected
If the posterior portion of the neural tube failed to develop properly ________.
Neural tracts that convey life-saving information to the brain concerning burning pain would be ________.
An individual accidentally transected the spinal cord between T1 and L1. This would result in ________.
pyramidal and corticospinal
Two terms for the massive motor tracts serving voluntary movement are ________.
visual association area
An individual who could trace a picture of a bicycle with his or her finger but could not recognize it as a bicycle is most likely to have sustained damage to the ________.
The process of linking new facts with old facts already stored in the memory bank is called ________.
The brain area that regulates activities that control the state of wakefulness or alertness of the cerebral cortex is the ________.
temporary skeletal muscle paralysis, except for the extrinsic eye muscles
REM sleep is associated with ________.
Mr. Hom was injured in an accident that completely severed his spinal cord at the level of T12. You would expect to find all of the following except ________.
loss of proprioception
Injury to the hypothalamus may result in all of the following except ________.
contains the anterior and posterior spinocerebellar tracts
White matter of the spinal cord ________.
Despite some neuronal loss, changing synaptic connections support additional learning throughout life.
Which statement about aging is most accurate?
Important nuclei of the indirect (multineural) system that receive impulses from the equilibrium apparatus of the inner ear and help to maintain balance by varying muscle tone of postural muscles are the ________.
visceral sensory area
The area of the cortex that is responsible for sensations of the full bladder and the feeling that your lungs will burst when you hold your breath too long is the ________.
Coma is defined as total unresponsiveness to stimuli for a long period of time.
Which statement about coma is true?
Tremor at rest, shuffling gait, stooped posture, and expressionless face are characteristics of ________.
Which of the following is/are involved with motor activity (either initiation or coordination)?
Epilepsy is often genetically induced but also frequently caused by head trauma, stroke, infection, and tumor.
Which statement about epilepsy is most accurate?
White matter (myelinated fibers) is found in all of the following locations, with the exception of the ________.
Second-order neurons of both the specific and nonspecific ascending pathways terminate in the ________.
Loss of ability to perform skilled motor activities such as piano playing, with no paralysis or weakness in specific muscles, might suggest damage to the ________.
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