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  1. Dopamine
  2. Motor Neurons
  3. Parasympathetic Nervous System
  4. 7 Rules of Brain Plasticity
  5. Pons
  1. a Function: motor control, consciousness and sleep, dreaming, posture
    Dysfunction: control bladder to a certain point, blood clots, breathing troubles
  2. b calms the body, conserves energy
  3. c neurons that carry outgoing info from brain to muscles and glands
  4. d 1. Brain must be alert and engaged to change
    2. Positive reinforcement strengthens the connections b/w neurons
    3. neurons that fire together wire together
    4. Repetition in incremental steps is key to make lasting change; initial change is temporary
    5. Memory is crucial for learning and can be improved
    6. Motivation is key - right stress, challenging but not too much
    7. Brain Plasticity can be positive or negative
  5. e memory, movement, learning, emotions, focus to eliminate distractions (attention)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Function: facilitate communication b/w hemispheres, eye movement, sensory and arousal
    Dysfunction: incomplete or no dev leads to difficulty of understanding (ex. sarcasm)
  2. memory
  3. arouses the body, mobilizing energy in stressful situation
  4. Function: Autonomic, endocrine homeostasis
    Dysfunction: tumor, hyperthyroidism
  5. neurons bushy, branching extensions that receive messages and conduct impluses

5 True/False questions

  1. Peripheral Nervous Syssensory and motor neurons that connect central nervous sys to body


  2. Neuronnerve cell, basic building block of nervous sys


  3. AmygdalaFunction: social and emotional processing, aggression and feaar
    Dysfunction: requires soc and emotional stimulation to dev normally, autism, soc anxiety if dev poorly


  4. Brain Stemneural sys associated w/ emotions and drives


  5. Frontal LobeFunction: emotion, problem solving, impulse, facial expressions
    Dysfunction: mental flexibility, social up or down, easily distracted