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3. The Brain
3. The Brain
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Psychology, Sixth Edition in Modules C & CDR PsychSim/PsychQuest & Sci Amer Rdr: Hardcover Edition
Which part of the brain is responsible for combining sounds into words and arranging words into meaningful sentences?
Loss of muscular coordination
Damage to the cerebellum would most likely result in:
Sleep and arousal
The pons is located between the medulla and other brain areas. It is responsible for which of the following?
When humans suffer damage to this part of the brain, there can be a lapse into a permanent state of unconsciousness.
Electrical impulses from the brain
An EEG records:
Which part of the brain is affected during a split-brain operation?
The control of hunger, thirst, and sex
The limbic system is responsible for
Receiving sensory information and relaying it to the appropriate areas
The main job of the thalamus is:
Bodily sensations such as touch, pressure, and temperature are controlled in which area of the brain?
Inability to speak in fluent sentences
As a result of her car accident, Mimi suffered damage to her Broca's area of the brain. What symptoms will she suffer as a result?
If damage occurs to the occipital lobe, and individual could fail to recognize some objects, persons, or color. this damage is called:
The patient will say she sees the word ART.
A "split-brain" patient is asked to stare at a black dot between the HE and ART as the word HEART is displayed on a screen. When asked what she sees, what will the patient do?
Knowing what you are touching or how hot to make the water for your shower involves which area of the brain?
Emma is telling her younger sister stories about her first Christmas in her new home. Which part of the brain is Emma using to recall her memories?
Passing nonharmful radio frequencies through the brain to study brain structure
And MRI involves:
Maddie is walking down a dark alley by herself late at night. She automatically turns her head to the left when she hears a strange noise. What part of the brain is she using?
Dylan has recovered from extensive injury to his left cerebral hemisphere and has continued his career. His occupation is most likely:
Balance and coordination
Which of the following is
controlled by the hypothalamus?
Which of the following is not part of the limbic system?
Left temporal lobe
Wernicke's area is located on which lobe of the brain?
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