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The most obvious difference between the human brain and the brain of a carp would be in the a. hypothalamus. b. thalamus. c. cerebellum. d. cerebral cortex.
__________ is closely related to grammar and pronunciation. a. Aphasia b. Broca's area c. Wernicke's area d. Agnosia
b. Broca's area
Damage to the cerebellum would most likely result in a. heart stoppage or respiratory failure. b. a loss of hearing ability. c. a loss of muscular coordination. d. a reduction in emotional response.
c. a loss of muscular coordination.
An elderly acquaintance of yours has suffered from partial blindness since she had a stroke. Apparently the stroke damaged her a. occipital lobe. b. parietal lobe. c. temporal lobes. d. reticular formation.
a. occipital lobe.
A person who had difficulty __________ would be described as having aphasia. a. walking b. smelling c. eating d. communicating
Many addictive drugs stimulate the pleasure centers of the a. medulla. b. cerebellum. c. frontal cortex. d. limbic system.
The sense of smell depends on the __________ lobe. a. frontal b. occipital c. parietal d. temporal
If the brain were similar to the postal system, the function of the thalamus would be similar to the role of a. postmaster. b. mail sorter. c. mail carrier. d. Postmaster General.
b. mail sorter.
Which of the following is most closely associated with language comprehension? a. aphasia b. Broca's area c. Wernicke's area d. agnosia
c. Wernicke's area
The reflex control centers for vital life functions like heart rate and breathing are found in the a. forebrain. b. medulla. c. pleasure center. d. pituitary gland.
Which of the following is most closely associated with language production? a. aphasia b. Broca's area c. Wernicke's area d. agnosia
b. Broca's area
Which of the following involves electrical brain wave measurement? a. clinical studies b. ablation c. MRI scan d. EEG
The area of the frontal lobe that directs the body's muscles is called the a. somatosensory area. b. associative area. c. motor cortex. d. cerebral cortex.
c. motor cortex.
Bodily sensations such as touch, temperature, and pressure register in which brain area? a. the occipital lobes b. the parietal lobes c. the temporal lobes d. the frontal lobes
b. the parietal lobes
The surgical procedure of cutting the corpus callosum is done in cases of a. communication problems. b. severe epilepsy. c. injury or stroke. d. split personality.
b. severe epilepsy.
Which of the following changes would you expect to occur in someone whose frontal lobes were damaged in an accident? a. development of blank spots in the visual field b. reduced capacity to hear high frequency sounds c. reduced reasoning and planning abilities and changes in personality d. inability to demonstrate complex motor skills
c. reduced reasoning and planning abilities and changes in personality
The two cerebral hemispheres are connected by a band of fibers called a. the corpus callosum. b. the cortex. c. connector neurons. d. association fibers.
a. the corpus callosum.
Language is controlled by the __________ of the brain. a. right hemisphere b. left hemisphere c. subcortical region d. occipital lobe
b. left hemisphere
An aphasia is a speech disturbance; an agnosia is a. the inability to identify objects. b. also related to the speech center. c. controlled by the thalamus. d. a thought disturbance.
a. the inability to identify objects.
The reticular formation (RF) is associated with a. hunger and thirst. b. attention and wakefulness. c. sex, rage, and emotion. d. pleasure and punishment.