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Afferent impulses from all senses and all parts of the body converge here and synapse with at least one of its nuclei.
A major relay station for sensory information ascending to primary sensory areas of the cerebral cortex. Contains many specialized nuclei.
This brain area associates experiences necessary for the production of abstract ideas, judgment, and conscience.
Specific motor and sensory functions are localized in specific areas called domains whereas memory and language have overlapping domains
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 mid brain is the foramen of monro
Most of the ascending and descending pathways to and from the brain cross over from one side of the body to the otehr
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 info and relaying it to the appropriate cerebral sensory area occurs in the hypothalamus
the vital centers for the control of heart rate respiration and blood pressure are located in the
which of the following generalizations does not describe the cerebral cortex
the hemispheres are exactly equal in function
if the posterior portion of the neural tube failed to develop properly the
spinal cord may be affected
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
visual association area
which part of the cerebral cortex is involved in intellect cognition recall and personality
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
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
visceral sensory area
white matter (myelinated fibers) is found in all of the following locations except the
loss of ability to perform skilled motor activites such as piano playing with no paralysis or weakness is specific muscles might suggest damage to the
the large commissure that connects the right and left sides of the brain is called the
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