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5 Matching questions

  1. fusiform face area
  2. terminals
  3. endocrine system
  4. nodes of Ranvier
  5. Prader-Willi Syndrome
  1. a a specialized area that allows quick recognition and memory of faces
  2. b a system of glands located throughout the body that secrete chemicals (hormones) into the bloodstream, often influencing moods and behaviors
  3. c a rare genetic disorder that causes a person's hypothalamus to malfunction. the sufferer has an insatiable appetite, always feeling hungry. Other problems include shortness, low muscle tone, and mental retardation
  4. d the branches at the end of the axon of a neuron that send a chemical signal to a muscle, an organ, or to another neuron
  5. e openings in the myelin cover where sodium can enter the cell

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the brain's ability to change
  2. the relatively long branch that extends out of the soma of a neuron and carries messages
  3. the electrical process by which a signal travels from one end of a cell to the other
  4. the branches of a neuron that extend out of the soma in order to receive signals
  5. the process that occurs as positively charged sodium ions enter a neuron and the inside of the cell becomes more positively charged

5 True/False questions

  1. basal ganglilaworks with cerebellum and cortex for smooth and coordinated body movements

          

  2. brainstemthe brain area just at the top of the spinal cord where the brain and spinal cord meet. it includes a number of regions responsible for basic body functions.

          

  3. semipermeablethe branches at the end of the axon of a neuron that send a chemical signal to a muscle, an organ, or to another neuron

          

  4. limbic systema series of interconnected structures that lie between the brainstem and the cortex; it processes emotional feelings and reactions

          

  5. thalamusa brain area that serves as a relay center for the senses