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5 Matching questions

  1. sensory cortex
  2. hypothalamus
  3. thalamus
  4. reticular formation
  5. cerebellum
  1. a 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. b the area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body touch and movement sensations
  3. c the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; its functions include processing sensory input and coordinating movement output and balance
  4. d limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperature and other functions
  5. e a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal
  3. controls language expression-an aread of the frontal, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech
  4. 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
  5. ...

5 True/False questions

  1. limbic systema system of functionally related neural structures in the brain that are involved in emotional behavior

          

  2. occipital 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

          

  3. association areasareas of the cerebral cortex that are not involved in primary motor or sensory functions; rather, they are involved in higher mental functions such as learning, remembering, thinking, and speaking

          

  4. plasticity...

          

  5. corpus callosumthe large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them