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5 Matching questions

  1. Parasympathetic Nervous System
  2. Temporal Lobe
  3. Glutamate
  4. Central Nervous Sys
  5. Wernicke's Area
  1. a controls language reception; language comprehension
  2. b brain and spinal cord
  3. c calms the body, conserves energy
  4. d memory, too much - headaches
  5. e Function: auditory, language reception, memory
    Dysfunction: ADHD, Epilepsy

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Function: mediate conflicting thoughts, choices, predict future, social control
    Dysfunction: personality and behavioral change, bad decisions
  2. Function: senses transported to higher brain, sleep/consciousness
    Dysfunction: motor, sensory and emotional problems, balance and sleep, impairment
  3. Function: pain, sense/touch
    Dysfunction: right/left confusion, dress/wash problems of self
  4. neural sys associated w/ emotions and drives
  5. sleep/wake cycle, mood and arousal, no production - depression

5 True/False questions

  1. 7 Rules of Brain Plasticity1. 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


  2. Sensory Neuronsneurons that carry incoming info from receptors to brain and spinal cord


  3. Synapseconnection b/w axon tip and dendrite or cell body of receiving neuron


  4. Pituitary GlandFunction: growth and sex hormones
    Dysfunction: tumors, hyper/hrposecretion (too much/too little growth of cells)


  5. Corpus CallosumFunction: coordination, memory, leanring, body movement
    Dysfunction: bad balance and coordination, tremor, dizzy, weak in legs