5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- cerebral cortex
- sympathetic nervous system
- MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
- a a technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce computer-generated images of soft tissue. show brain anatomy.
- b thin layer of interconnected neurons covering the cerebral hemispheres; the body's ultimate control and information-processing center.
- c the brain's ability to change, especially during childhood by reorganizing after damage or by building new pathways based on experience.
- d the division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing its energy in stressful situations.
- e a sequence of images, emotions, and thoughts passing through a sleeping person's mind.
5 Multiple choice questions
- portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the back of the head; includes areas that receive information from the visual fields.
- false sensory experiences, such as hearing something in the absence of an external auditory stimulus.
- a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology and behavior.
- a brain area, usually in the left temporal lobe, involved in the left temporal lobe, involved in language comprehension and expression; controls language reception.
- the level of stimulation required to trigger a neural impulse.
5 True/False questions
endorphins → "morphine within"-natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control to pleasure.
corpus callosum → large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them.
nervous system → bundled axons that form neural "cables" connecting the central nervous system with muscles, glands, and sense organs.
endocrine system → neural system (including the hippocampus, amygdala, and hypothalamus) located below the cerebral hemispheres; associated with emotions and drives.
motor neurons → neurons that communicate internally and intervene between the sensory inputs and motor outputs.