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1 The ___ receives information from all the senses except smell. 68

2 THALAMUS

3 The neurotransmitter ___ is important in memory. Depletion of it is found in those with Alzheimers 58

4 ACH

5 The brief electrical impulse transmitted along the axon is called the: 55

6 ACTION POTENTIAL

7 The ability of one part of the brain to take over the function of another in case of injury is called: 82

8 PLASTICITY

9 The ____ system is made up of glands which secret ___ into the bloodstream. 65

10 ENDORCINE; HORMONES

11 These make up most of the cerebral cortex, and enable learning, memory and integrating information. 79

12 ASSOCIATION AREAS

13 After Sams stroke, he had difficulty speaking, but could understand what others were saying to him. He likely had damage to: 81

14 BROCAS AREA

15 When youre stressed and your heart races, perspiration increases and pupils dilate, the ___ is activated. 62

16 SYMPATHETIC BRANCH

17 The ____ is located at the back of the brain and is responsible for muscle coordination, posture and equilibrium. 72

18 CEREBELLUM

19 Auditory information is received and processed in the ________ lobe. 76

20 TEMPORAL LOBE

21 Branching fibers extending out from the cell body to receive information from other neurons are called: 55

22 DENDRITES

23 An impaired use of language due to a brain lesion is known as: 80

24 APHASIA

25 Stimulate this area in a cat, and it will either fear a mouse or become extremely aggressive. 72

26 AMYGDALA

27 In a recent car accident, Justin sustained damage to his right cerebral hemisphere. This injury is most likely to reduce his ability to: 80

28 TELL AN ANGRY FACE FROM A HAPPY ONE

29 ___ wrap(s) many axons, insulating them and speeding their impulses. 55

30 MYELIN SHEATH

31 A person with a split brain had surgery to cut the: 84

32 CORPUS COLLOSUM

33 Phineas Gage had extensive damage to his ____ of the brain, effecting his ____. 80

34 FRONTAL LOBE; PERSONALITY

35 After a sky-diving accident, Laurie was unable to make sense of other peoples speech. It is likely that her cortex was damaged in: 81

36 WERNICKES AREA

37 This device is often used to diagnose seizure activity by recording electrical activity of the brain: 68

38 EEG

39 After neurotransmitters are released into the synapse, many are reabsorbed through a process called: 57

40 REUPTAKE

41 Curare is a poison people use to paralyze animals when hunting. It is therefore an ____ which inhibits the neurotransmitter ____. 58

42 ANTAGONIST; ACH

43 In order for you to experience the pain of being stuck with a pin, ___ must first relay messages from your ankle to your central nervous system. 62

44 SENSORY NEURONS


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