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5 Matching questions

  1. hypothalamus
  2. thalamus
  3. medulla
  4. parietal lobes
  5. PET scan
  1. a a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radioactive form of glucose goes while the brain performs a given task
  2. b limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperature and other functions
  3. c the brain's sensory switchboard, located on top of the brainstem; it directs messages to the sensory receiving areas in the cortex and transmits replies to the cerebellum and medulla
  4. d the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal
  5. e the portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the top of the head and toward the rear; receives sensory input for touch and body position

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  1. the brain's capacity for modification, as evident in brain reorganization following damage (especially in children) and in experiments on the effects of experience on brain development
  2. controls language expression-an aread of the frontal, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech
  3. tissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experimentally caused destruction of brain tissue
  4. a condition in which the two hemispheres of the brain are isolated by cutting the connecting fibers (mainly those of the corpus callosum) between them
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5 True/False questions

  1. MRItissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experimentally caused destruction of brain tissue

          

  2. association areasa condition in which the two hemispheres of the brain are isolated by cutting the connecting fibers (mainly those of the corpus callosum) between them

          

  3. limbic systemthe part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus

          

  4. aphasiaa series of x-ray photographs taken from different angles and combined by computer into a composite representation of a slice through the body.

          

  5. brainstemthe part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus