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What part of the brain is a relay station for sensory information?The thalamus
Which lobe contains the primary auditory cortex?The temporal lobe
Which lobe of Phineas Gage’s brain was damaged by the steel rod?The frontal lobe (prefrontal cortex)
Also related to Phineas Gage, what system was left unregulated leaving Gage more “animal-like”?The limbic system
Which part of the brain is a bridge to the spinal cord, and is involved in breathing?The pons
Which scientific tool uses radioactive glucose to show the activity of the brain?PET scan
Which lobe contains the somatosensory cortex?The parietal lobe
Which part of the brain is involved in regulating the four “f’s”?The hypothalamus
Which part is severed during the “split-brain” procedure?The corpus callosum
Which area is involved in the production of speech and the understanding of grammar?Broca’s area
Which part of the limbic system is involved in the transfer of information into long-term memory?The hippocampus
Which test measures the electrical activity in the brain?EEG
Which part of the brain controls basic life support and some reflexes?The medulla
Which area is highly involved in understanding language?Wernicke’s area
Which part is involved in fear and our memories of fearful situations?The amygdala
The visual association areasWhich areas (not the lobe) of the brain are damaged in patients with visual agnosia? The visual association areas
Which lobe gives a sense of our position and orientation in space?The parietal lobe
Name two parts of the body that take up disproportionately large sections of the motor cortex and the somatosensory cortex. The face and hands
Visual neglect syndromeWhat is the name of the condition where a person ignores part of the visual field? Visual neglect syndrome
From which part does the pituitary gland receive its orders?The hypothalamus
Which part of the brain processes the sensation of touch?The somatosensory cortex
Which part of the brain is among the first to be affected by alcohol, thus affecting the drinker with difficulty in coordination of movement? The cerebellum
What part maintains consciousness and plays a major role in sleep?The reticular formation
Which lobe contains the primary visual cortex?The occipital lobe
Which lobe contains the motor cortex?The frontal lobe
The outer surface of the cerebrum is called the:Cortex
Which hemisphere is better at recognizing faces?The right
What uses a series of X-rays to show the brain’s structure?CT scan
Name the brain injury where a person has difficulty getting words out, but the meaning of what they say is correct. Broca’s aphasia
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