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Cognitive Psychology

Psychology

Quiz 2 :

The Brain: an Overview of Structure and Function

Quiz 2 :

The Brain: an Overview of Structure and Function

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Evolutionary structures within the ______ are the most primitive.
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Joseph has suffered a stroke.He now experiences difficulty with balance,as well as trouble processing visual and auditory information.Which area of the brain has most likely been damaged?
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Which of the following controls the pituitary gland by releasing hormones?
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C

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After a head injury,Sarah has trouble coordinating muscle activity.Sarah most likely suffered damage to the______.
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Damage to the medulla oblongata would most likely result in ______.
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Muscle activity is coordinated in the primitive brain structure called the ______.
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Which of these structures modulates the strength of emotional memories and is involved in emotional learning?
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Which of these structures is involved in the formation of long-term memories?
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Rats with damage to the ______ may starve themselves to death because they fail to eat.
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The thalamus,hypothalamus,and hippocampus are all structures of the______.
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The function of the thalamus is to______.
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The left and right hemispheres of the frontal,parietal,and occipital lobes are connected by the ______.
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Which is NOT a function of the pons?
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The part of the cerebral cortex at the back of the head is called the ______ lobe.
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Damage to the hippocampus would result in ______.
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Which structure transmits information from the spinal cord to the brain and regulates life support functions such as respiration?
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Split brain operations involved severing the ______.
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Many of the structures of the ______ are involved in relaying information between other brain regions.
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Damage to the thalamus might result in an inability to______.
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Which of the following is NOT regulated by the hypothalamus?
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