The _______________ is a structure in the brain stem that is involved in activities like sleeping, waking, and dreaming. A) medulla B) pons C) thalamus D) cerebellum
In _______________, brain cells are stimulated using a powerful magnetic field produced by a wire coil placed on a person's head that temporarily inactivates neural circuits. A) positron-emission tomography B) functional magnetic resonance imaging C) transcranial direct current stimulation D) transcranial magnetic stimulation
Researchers took photographs of different faces, cut them down the middle vertically, and pasted different halves together to form composite faces. The reconstructed photographs were flashed quickly to split-brain patients. It was found that the split-brain patients would: A) name the person in the left part of the image and point with the right hand to the left image. B) name the person in the right part of the image and point with the left hand to the left image. C) name the person in the right part of the image and point with the right hand to the left image. D) name the person in the left part of the image and point with the left hand to the right image.
Which of the following is true of spinal reflexes? A) They are not automatic and require conscious effort. B) Spinal reflexes control such responses as withdrawing from a painful stimulus, sneezing, and blinking. C) They involve sending sensory messages to the spinal cord that immediately trigger a motor response. D) They require sensory information to be sent to the brain and then back down to the spinal cord.