Brain Matters: Chapter 3

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Brain Matters: Chapter 3

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The hippocampus plays a major role in which function?
    • A. 

      Fear response

    • B. 

      Thirst Regulation

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Behavioral Selection

  • 2. 
    Which is the large bundle of axons (white matter) connecting the two hemispheres of the brain?
    • A. 

      Hippocampus

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Cerebellum

    • D. 

      Corpus Callosum

  • 3. 
    Which is the thin outermost layer of the cerebrum?
    • A. 

      Amygdala

    • B. 

      Brain Stem

    • C. 

      White Matter

    • D. 

      Cortex

  • 4. 
    The amygdala is involved in which function?
    • A. 

      Fear Response

    • B. 

      Thirst Regulation

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Behavioral Selection

  • 5. 
    After surgery, the patient H.M. lost the ability to form certain types of memories. What structure was removed?
    • A. 

      Amygdala

    • B. 

      Hippocampus

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus

    • D. 

      Basal Ganglia

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