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  1. hypothalamus
  2. temporal lobes
  3. medulla
  4. Broca's area
  5. cerebral cortex
  1. a limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperature and other functions
  2. b the portion of the cerebral cortex lying roughly above the ears; includes the auditory areas, each of which receives auditory information primarily from the opposite ear
  3. c the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal
  4. d controls language expression-an aread of the frontal, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech
  5. e the intricate fabric of interconnected neural cells that covers the cerebral hemispheres; the body's ultimate control and information-processing center.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a series of x-ray photographs taken from different angles and combined by computer into a composite representation of a slice through the body.
  2. the portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the back of the head; includes the visual areas, which receive visual information from the opposite visual field.
  3. the area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body touch and movement sensations
  4. the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; its functions include processing sensory input and coordinating movement output and balance
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5 True/False questions

  1. corpus callosumthe "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; its functions include processing sensory input and coordinating movement output and balance

          

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

          

  3. association areascontrols language expression-an aread of the frontal, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech

          

  4. split braina condition in which the two hemispheres of the brain are isolated by cutting the connecting fibers (mainly those of the corpus callosum) between them

          

  5. wenicke's areacontrols language reception—a brain area involved in language comprehension and expression; usually in the left temporal lobe (p. 389)