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5 Matching questions

  1. Prefrontal Cortex
  2. Amygdala
  3. 7 Rules of Brain Plasticity
  4. Hippocampus
  5. Motor Neurons
  1. a Function: mediate conflicting thoughts, choices, predict future, social control
    Dysfunction: personality and behavioral change, bad decisions
  2. b neurons that carry outgoing info from brain to muscles and glands
  3. c 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
  4. d Function: store new memories (short term), emotional response, navigation, spatial organization
    Dysfunction: Alzheimers, Epilepsy, brain swelling, deficencey of oxygen to cells
  5. e Function: social and emotional processing, aggression and feaar
    Dysfunction: requires soc and emotional stimulation to dev normally, autism, soc anxiety if dev poorly

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. sleep/wake cycle, mood and arousal, no production - depression
  2. Function: pain, sense/touch
    Dysfunction: right/left confusion, dress/wash problems of self
  3. Function: facilitate communication b/w hemispheres, eye movement, sensory and arousal
    Dysfunction: incomplete or no dev leads to difficulty of understanding (ex. sarcasm)
  4. inhibitory neuron
  5. Function: senses transported to higher brain, sleep/consciousness
    Dysfunction: motor, sensory and emotional problems, balance and sleep, impairment

5 True/False questions

  1. Wernicke's Areacontrols language expression; speech


  2. Broca's Areacontrols language expression; speech


  3. Sympathetic Nervous Systemarouses the body, mobilizing energy in stressful situation


  4. SynapseFunction: motor control, consciousness and sleep, dreaming, posture
    Dysfunction: control bladder to a certain point, blood clots, breathing troubles


  5. Frontal LobeFunction: pain, sense/touch
    Dysfunction: right/left confusion, dress/wash problems of self