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  1. Basal Ganglia
  2. Temporal Lobe
  3. medulla
  4. Frontal Lobe
  5. thalamus
  1. a Subcortical gray matter nuclei. Processing link between thalamus and motor cortex. Initiation and direction of voluntary movement. Balance (inhibitory), Postural reflexes. Automatic movement
  2. b Auditory reception and interpretation, expressed behavior, receptive speech, information retrieval
  3. c Cognition 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. d controls heartbeat and breathing
  5. e relays messages between lower brain centers and cerebral cortex

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. communication between the two hemispheres
  2. controls maintenance functions such as eating; helps govern endocrine system; linked to emotion and reward
  3. pathway for neural fibers traveling to and from the brain; controls simple relfexes
  4. master endocrine gland
  5. a structure in the limbic system linked to memory

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.


  2. right 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. Left HemisphereSequential Analysis: systematic, logical interpretation of information. Interpretation and production of symbolic information:language, mathematics, abstraction and reasoning. Memory stored in a language format.


  4. Reticular formationhelps control arousal


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