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Caudal refers to the
Bottom of the brain.
Back of the brain.
Top of the brain.
Front of the brain.
Anterior to posterior can also be described as:
Sagittal to horizontal.
Rostral to caudal.
Lateral to medial.
Frontal to coronal.
Cerebrospinal fluid is produced by the
The protective sheaths that surround the brain and spinal cord are the:
Which of the following is true of brain development?
Apoptosis refers to nerve cell formation and division.
Nerve cells are derived from the ventricular zone of the neural tube.
Radial glial cells fuse to form new neurons.
Newly formed neurons are guided into place by axons.
The occipital lobe is located
just behind the central sulcus.
at the very back of the brain.
in front of the central sulcus.
just behind the frontal lobe.
The presence of fissures and bulges in the cerebral cortex allows for
Smaller, less complicated brains.
Greater interconnections between the cerebral hemispheres.
A reduced surface area of the cortex.
A greater surface area of the cortex.
Which of the following is the correct match between a function and a region of cortex that is involved in that function?
Planning of movements; parietal lobe.
Vision; occipital lobe.
Audition; frontal lobe.
Motor function; temporal lobe.
A specialization of the left hemisphere involves
Serial behaviors such reading, writing, and talking.
Control of general motor functions.
The appreciation of music.
The ability to draw sketches of 3d objects.
Damage to the basal ganglia would be expected to
Produce difficulties in movement.
Alter the perception of visual stimuli.
Improve memory for recent events.
Result in depressed mood.
Which of the following is NOT a function related to the hypothalamus?
Which of the following structures resembles the cerebral cortex?
_______ signals are carried by nerves toward the brain.
The general functions of the autonomic nervous system include:
Coordination of survival behaviors such as mating and fighting.
Coordination of the release of hormones from the pituitary.
Control of body temperature and digestive function.
Control of the somatic muscles that move the body.
Unilateral neglect is
Associated with damage to left temporal lobe.
A consequence of damage to the spinal cord.
A common syndrome associated with child abuse.
Associated with damage to the right parietal lobe.
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