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chapter 2 quiz 1

The biology of mind
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endorphins
Natural,opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain controlled are called
interneurons
the vast majority of neurons in the body's information system are
lower;dilates
in stressful situations,the sympathetic nervous sytem____blood sugar levels and____ the pupils of the eyes.
neural networks
while listening to operatic solos,musicians process the lyrics and the tunes in separate brain areas.this mostly clearly illustrates the functioning of different
glands
the endocrine system consist of
norepinephrine
which of the following chemical messages is both a neurotransmitter and a hormone?
a PET scan
which of the following would be most useful for detecting the brain areas that are most active as a person performs mathematical calculations?
brainstem
which region of the brain appears to have the oldest evolutionary history?
cerebellum
after suffering an accidental brain injury,kira has difficulty walking in a smooth and coordinated manner.she has probably suffered damage to her
hypothalamus
the limbic system structure that regulates hunger is called the
frontal lobes
which portion of the cerebral cortex is most directly involved in making plans and formulating moral judgments?
association areas
the regions of the parietal lobes that are involved in mathematical ans spatial reasoning are known as
aphasia
due to an automobile accident,jenny suffered damage to her cerebral cortex in Broca's area.jenny is most likely to experience
plasticity
the successful functioning of children who have experienced the surgical removal of an entire cerebral hemisphere best illustrates the value of
right;left
The__right hemisphere typically excels in making subtle linguistic and the___ hemisphere typically excels in making quick,literal interpretations of language.