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A & P Of The Brain

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1.  A person who has suffered damage to the hippocampus would be expected to have difficulty with
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2.  Place the following in the correct order to show the sequence in which a message might be sent from the brain through the endocrine system.
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3.  Our ability to breathe is controlled by the ____, which is located within the _____.
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4.  Darwin's theory of ____ argues that evolution favors the survival and reproduction of those organisms that are best adapted to their environment.
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5.  A surgical procedure that attempts to prevent violent electrical rhythms from crossing from one hemisphere to another involves
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6.  The _____ is responsible for trafficking almost all of the brain's incoming and outgoing sensory and motor information.
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7.  Which sensory system does not relay information through the thalamus en route to the cortex?
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8.  A stroke that damages parts of your amygdala would be expected to
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9.  Sleep and dreaming are regulated by the
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10.  Which of the following structures is attached to the brain stem, where it is involved in the coordination of movement?
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11.  Damage to the _____ would impair our ability to think and perceive.
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12.  Sperry and Gazzaniga found that split-brain patients could verbally identify a spoon
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13.  Which of the following according to an Evolutionary Psychologist is the oldest to the newest protion of the brain in the correct order?
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14.  Because the human brain is born already programmed for language, we can say that language is a(n) ______ behavioral tendency.
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15.  Soem schizophrenic patients who claim to be experiencing auditory hallucinations have irregular activity in the ____ of the brain.
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16.  Peter suffers damage to his left frontal lobe and loses the ability to speak, although he can still understand speech. Despite the permanence of this damage, he is able to recover some of his speech due to the ability of other parts of the brain to take over lost function. This phenomenon is known by neuroscientists as
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17.  The doctrine of phrenology suggested that
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18.  Dr. Lee has been given the task of creating an artificial being that is as human-like as possible. Unfortunately, his university is severely underfunded. He will still need to create his "creature," but the being will not be able to have all of his brain parts as this is the most expensive portion of the project. Help Dr. Lee in making his decision regarding what parts of the brain to leave out by discussing the location of each of the following structures (brain stem, limbic system, cerebral cortex) and the function of each.ponscerebellumhypothalamusparietal lobethalamushippocampus
19.  The action of grabbing your keys with your right hand is controlled by your
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20.  ____ concluded that language production depended on the functioning of structures in a specific region of the left hemisphere.
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