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5 Matching questions

  1. brainstem
  2. aphasia
  3. CT scan
  4. temporal lobes
  5. medulla
  1. a ...
  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 part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
  4. d a series of x-ray photographs taken from different angles and combined by computer into a composite representation of a slice through the body.
  5. e the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. a technique that enables us to see static images of the brain's structures; uses magnetism to achieve this effect
  3. ...
  4. tissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experimentally caused destruction of brain tissue
  5. a system of functionally related neural structures in the brain that are involved in emotional behavior

5 True/False questions

  1. parietal lobesthe portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the top of the head and toward the rear; receives sensory input for touch and body position


  2. Broca's areacontrols language expression-an aread of the frontal, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech


  3. hypothalamuslimbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperature and other functions


  4. glial cells...


  5. motor cortexan area at the rear of the frontal lobes that controls voluntary movements