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5 Written questions

4 Matching questions

  1. Broca's area
  2. PET scan
  3. amygdala
  4. occipital lobes
  1. a ...
  2. b controls language expression-an aread of the frontal, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech
  3. c a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radioactive form of glucose goes while the brain performs a given task
  4. d 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
  2. limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperature and other functions
  3. controls language reception—a brain area involved in language comprehension and expression; usually in the left temporal lobe (p. 389)
  4. a technique that enables us to see static images of the brain's structures; uses magnetism to achieve this effect
  5. tissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experimentally caused destruction of brain tissue

5 True/False questions

  1. cerebellumthe inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal

          

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

          

  3. reticular formationa nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.

          

  4. plasticitythe 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

          

  5. motor cortexthe area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body touch and movement sensations