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5 Matching questions

  1. hypothalamus
  2. medulla
  3. CT scan
  4. lesion
  5. split brain
  1. a 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. b tissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experimentally caused destruction of brain tissue
  3. c limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperature and other functions
  4. d 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
  5. e the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radioactive form of glucose goes while the brain performs a given task
  2. an area at the rear of the frontal lobes that controls voluntary movements
  3. a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.
  4. a technique that enables us to see static images of the brain's structures; uses magnetism to achieve this effect
  5. the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus

5 True/False questions

  1. occipital lobesthe 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.

          

  2. 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

          

  3. amygdala...

          

  4. frontal lobes...

          

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

          

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