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brain surgeon Are You Smarter than a 5 th grader?
Are You Smarter Than a Brain surgeon? 1,000,000 Regions Topic 1 Regions Topic 2 Testing Topic 3 Testing Topic 4 Conditions Topic 5 Conditions Topic 6 Functions Topic 7 Functions Topic 8 Nicknames Topic 9 Nicknames Topic , , , ,000 50,000 25,000 10,000 5,000 2,000 1,000
Regions Topic 1 Question A young man has just received serious burns, resulting from standing with his back too close to a bonfire. He is muttering that he never felt the pain. Otherwise, he would have smothered the flames by rolling on the ground. What part of his Brain might be malfunctioning?
Regions Topic 1 Answer / He us unable to feel the heat on the skin of his back. The somatosensory cortex of his brain may not be working. Return
Regions Topic 2 Question / This region of the brain helps you to never forget how to ride a bike. It takes over learned motor skills.
Regions Topic 2 Answer / The cerebellum Return
Testing Topic 3 Question / A 12 year old boy suddenly falls to the ground, having an epileptic seizure. He is rushed to the emergency room of the local hospital for medication. His follow- up care includes a recording of his brain waves to try to determine the area of the lesion. What is this procedure called?
Testing Topic 4 Question / A flat EEG is evidence of what?
Testing Topic 4 Answer / Clinical death Return
Conditions Topic 5 Question / An example of basal nuclei problems resulting from a degeneration of the dopamine-releasing neurons of the substantia nigra. Symptoms include persistent tremors, a forward-bent walking posture and shuffling gait and stiff facial expression.
Conditions Topic 6 Question / Danny is the star of his high school hockey team. During a game, he is slammed into the glass and falls hard to the ice. He had a headache and continued to feel dizzy for hours after the game. Even tho his symptoms improved Dannys coach made him sit out the following game, Why?
Conditions Topic 6 Answer / Danny had a concussion. With the swelling involved with a concussion the brain is very vulnerable, even the slightest jarring could cause permanent damage.
Functions Topic 7 Question / The outermost covering of the brain, composed of tough fibrous connective tissue and forming the periosteum of the skull.
Functions Topic 8 Question / Important relay station for afferent fibers traveling to the sensory cortex for interpretation.
Functions Topic 8 Answer / Thalamus Return
Nicknames Topic 9 Question / Given a nickname because it sees light and dark. It is responsible for regulating the internal clock with the release of a hormone. What is the name of this part of the brain and what is its nickname?
Nicknames Topic 9 Answer / The pineal gland nicknamed the third eye Return
Nicknames Topic 10 Question / Give the correct name and function of the part of the brain nicknamed the reptilian brain.
Nicknames Topic 10 Answer / The brainstem controls the essential survival functions like breathing and heartbeat; digestion and elimination of waste; and body temperature. Maintains life without conscience thought. Return
Topic 11 Million Dollar Question
3 point Question / While you were playing these games, what part of your brain was getting the biggest workout? You must list at least three areas and how they were helping you today.
3 point Answer / Long term memory - Hippocamus, frontal lobe cortex, thalamus, & hypothalamus, / Short term memory - Parietal lobe, upper temporal lobe, & occipital lobe / Long term memory - Hippocamus, frontal lobe cortex, thalamus, & hypothalamus, / Short term memory - Parietal lobe, upper temporal lobe, & occipital lobe Return