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5 Matching questions

  1. phantom limb
  2. gates (channels)
  3. electroencephalogram (EEG)
  4. Prader-Willi Syndrome
  5. parasympathetic division
  1. a 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
  2. b little openings in the neuron
  3. c a division of the autonomic nervous system consisting of nerves that slow one down, relaxes one, and help conserve energy by digesting food and reducing heartbeat and blood pressure
  4. d the feeling that persists in a limb that has been amputated. This demonstrates that the sense of feeling is in the brain
  5. e sensitive electrodes are placed on a person's scalp each electrode records the electrical firing of cells in a certain region of the cerebral cortex

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. a serious disease that destroys the myelin that protects and insulates nerves
  4. openings in the myelin cover where sodium can enter the cell
  5. the brainstem and spinal cord

5 True/False questions

  1. inattentional blindnessthe feeling that persists in a limb that has been amputated. This demonstrates that the sense of feeling is in the brain

          

  2. resting potentialthe electrical charge on the inside of a neuron at rest. It measures precisely -70 millivolts

          

  3. somatic nervous systemthe nerves that work mostly automatically in the control of body organs and basic life functions

          

  4. depolarizationthe branches of a neuron that extend out of the soma in order to receive signals

          

  5. neuronthe relatively long branch that extends out of the soma of a neuron and carries messages