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  1. cerebellum
  2. dendrites
  3. fusiform face area
  4. resting potential
  5. somatic nervous system
  1. a the part of the brain attached to the back of the brainstem. Its main job is to control coordinated body movements
  2. b a specialized area that allows quick recognition and memory of faces
  3. c the branches of a neuron that extend out of the soma in order to receive signals
  4. d the nerves that serve the senses that go to the skeletal muscles
  5. e the electrical charge on the inside of a neuron at rest. It measures precisely -70 millivolts

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. works with cerebellum and cortex for smooth and coordinated body movements
  2. 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
  3. the 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.
  4. Greek for seahorse, this part of the brain bends around the inside of the temporal lobe. An important region for the formation and storage of conscious memories
  5. the brain's ability to change

5 True/False questions

  1. somathe relatively long branch that extends out of the soma of a neuron and carries messages

          

  2. peripheral nervous systemthe nerves that bring messages from the body to the spinal cord together with the nerves that send messages out from the spinal cord to the body

          

  3. olfactory bulba brain area that receives and processes information from the smell receptors in the nose

          

  4. axonthe relatively long branch that extends out of the soma of a neuron and carries messages

          

  5. Santiago Ramon y Cajalthe electrical charge on the inside of a neuron at rest. It measures precisely -70 millivolts