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Review quiz: The brain
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A 3-year-old patient is about to have his left hemisphere removed to prevent spread of a brain disease. Which of the following is an accurate statement about how this Childs language development might be affected.
Because of brain plasticity, over time other parts of the child's brain could learn to speak and understand language.
Phinease Gage, a famous historical case study on the effects of brain damage, experienced drastic personality changes after his accident. Which of the following brain structures was most likely damaged during the accident.
Most tasks we perform use
both the right and left hemispheres of the cerebral cortex.
The Corpus Callosum is a band of neural fibers that
Transmit information between the cerebral hemispheres
After Pauls's serious skiing accident, doctors detected damage to his temporal lobe in Wemicke's area. because of the damage, Paul is most likely to experience difficulty in
understanding what others are saying.
The surgical removal of a large turmor from Allen's occipital lobe resulted in extensive loss of brain tissue. Allen is most likely to suffer some loss of.
A friend jumps out from around the corner and grabs you. You shriek and your heart begins to race. Which division of the nervous system was most responsible for this response?
Sympathetic nervous systems.
A patient who experienced a stroke that damaged Broca's area of the brain would have difficulty
Schizophrenia is most closely linked with excess activity at receptor sites for the neurotransmitter.
Which of the following body parts probably has the most brain tissue allocated to it on the somatosensory cortex.
Which of the following scans provide detailed information about the structure and tissues of the brain.
MRI and CAT
Which component of the limbic system plays and essential role in the formation of new memories
A person who suffers brain damage to the rear part of the frontal lobe in the left hemisphere might experience which of the following difficulties
Difficulty in movements on the right side of the body.
Someone experiencing episodes of depression, including trouble with insomnia and lack of appetite, may be experiencing imbalances in levels of which neurotransmitter.
The function of dendrites is to
receive incoming signals from other neurons
Narcolepsy, a disorder that involves uncontrollable periods of sleep onset, may be related to which of the following brain structures?
Which part of the brain might be most active in a person planning an opening strategy in a chess game?
Information is passed between neurons through
Electrical impulses jumping from axons to dendrites of the next cell
The central nervous system consists of
The brain and the spinal cord.
AFter Greg's serious motorcycle accident, doctors detected damage to his cerebellum. Greg is most likely have difficulty
Playing his guitar
Which brain structure relays information from the eyes to the visual cortex.
Which of the correct sequence is the transmission of a neural impulse.
Dendrite, cell body, axon, synapse
In terms of a brain evolution the sequence of brain regions from oldest to newest is
Brainstem: limbic system, cerebral cortex.
If a picture of a comb is processed in the right hemisphere of a female split brain patient, she should be able to
Use her left hand to draw a picture of the comb.
Someone who is being kept alive with life support machines that control heartbeat and breathing may have damage to which part of the brain.
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