In the context of the cerebral hemispheres,a split brain occurs due to _____.
A)loss of the myelin sheath
B)pressure on the frontal lobe
C)severance of the corpus callosum
D)damage to the amygdala
Which of the following scenarios correctly illustrates the effect of damage to Broca's area in the brain?
A)Janine is unable to produce any words.
B)Franchesca is unable to comprehend words spoken by others.
C)Darrel is unable to remember what he ate in the morning or what he did the previous day.
D)Stanley is unable to taste the food that he eats.
What is the name of the large bundle of axons that connects the two halves of the brain?
Neurosurgeons can reduce the unbearable seizures some epileptics experience by severing the _____.