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5 Matching questions

  1. hypothalamus
  2. pituitary gland
  3. Limbic System
  4. Reticular formation
  5. cerebellum
  1. a coordinates voluntary movement and balance
  2. b master endocrine gland
  3. c olfactory path ways, biologic rhythms, hypothalamus
  4. d helps control arousal
  5. e controls maintenance functions such as eating; helps govern endocrine system; linked to emotion and reward

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a structure in the limbic system linked to memory
  2. relays information between the cerebrum and the cerebellum, controls arousal and regulates respiration
  3. relays messages between lower brain centers and cerebral cortex
  4. controls heartbeat and breathing
  5. processing of sensory input. Body orientation (proprioception)

5 True/False questions

  1. Amygdalacontrols heartbeat and breathing


  2. Left HemisphereHolistic Functioning: processing multi-sensory input simultaneously to provide "holistic" picture of one's environment. Visual spatial skills. Holistic functions such as dancing and gymnastics are coordinated by the right hemisphere. Memory is stored in auditory, visual and spatial modalities.


  3. spinal cordCognition and memory. Prefrontal area: The ability to concentrate and attend, elaboration of thought. The "Gatekeeper"; (judgment, inhibition). Personality and emotional traits. Motor Cortex (Brodman's): voluntary motor activity. Premotor Cortex: storage of motor patterns and voluntary activities. Language: motor speech


  4. Cerebral CortexThe outermost layer of the cerebral hemisphere which is composed of gray matter. Cortices are asymmetrical. Both hemispheres are able to analyze sensory data, perform memory functions, learn new information, form thoughts and make decisions.


  5. Temporal Lobeprocessing of sensory input. Body orientation (proprioception)