200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 Talking  brain GPS for...
“ I can activate your senses to a state of alertness.  Who am I?”
Reticular formation
“ You never even pay attention to me.  I control breathing and heart rate, but I never get any credit.  Who am I?  (You pr...
Medulla
“ You would never be able to walk across a tightrope if I was deficient in you.  Who am I?”
Cerebellum
“ I help you remember things in the short-term.  Who am I?  (It would be rather ironic if you forgot.)”
Hippocampus
“ I control aggression and fear.  What?  Are you afraid of me?  Want to fight?  Who am I?”
Amygdala
 
Cerebral cortex
 
Thalamus
 
Medulla
 
Cerebellum
 
Pituitary gland
Surgery which destroys brain tissue Lesion; EEG; CT scan; PET scan; MRI; fMRI
Lesion
Brain x-rays Lesion; EEG; CT scan; PET scan; MRI; fMRI
CT scan
Could measure brain activity during a mental task Lesion; EEG; CT scan; PET scan; MRI; fMRI
fMRI
Recording brain activity through electrical measurements Lesion; EEG; CT scan; PET scan; MRI; fMRI
EEG
This requires a tracer, sometimes radioactive glucose, to detect brain activity Lesion; EEG; CT scan; PET scan; MRI; fMRI
PET scan
Epileptic seizures may force this to be cut
Corpus collosum
Using a series of incoherent words in regular speech may suggest apahsia to this area
Wernicke’s
The inability to speak may be caused by aphasia to this area
Broca’s
I am not a neurotransmitter, but I can pretend to be one.  I would be classified as a/an ____________. Agonist; antagonist?
Agonist
The brain’s ability to reorganize after damage or to develop new pathways is known as…
plasticity
In a neuron at resting potential, the charge  outside  the neuron is _________ caused by an abundance of ___________.
Positive; Sodium
I’m kind of a big deal in the endocrine system…but the hypothalamus tells me what to do.
Pituitary gland
When neurotransmitters go home, this is known as…
reuptake
When an action potential is traveling down the axon, the neuron is… Polarized; depolarized?
Depolarized
I am produced by the pituitary gland and help you feel less pain.
endorphins
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Test 5 Review II

  1. 1. 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 Talking brain GPS for the Brain Brain exams Miss Alaneus Mrs. Alaneus
  2. 2. “ I can activate your senses to a state of alertness. Who am I?”
  3. 3. Reticular formation
  4. 4. “ You never even pay attention to me. I control breathing and heart rate, but I never get any credit. Who am I? (You probably don’t even know who I am.)”
  5. 5. Medulla
  6. 6. “ You would never be able to walk across a tightrope if I was deficient in you. Who am I?”
  7. 7. Cerebellum
  8. 8. “ I help you remember things in the short-term. Who am I? (It would be rather ironic if you forgot.)”
  9. 9. Hippocampus
  10. 10. “ I control aggression and fear. What? Are you afraid of me? Want to fight? Who am I?”
  11. 11. Amygdala
  12. 13. Cerebral cortex
  13. 15. Thalamus
  14. 17. Medulla
  15. 19. Cerebellum
  16. 21. Pituitary gland
  17. 22. Surgery which destroys brain tissue Lesion; EEG; CT scan; PET scan; MRI; fMRI
  18. 23. Lesion
  19. 24. Brain x-rays Lesion; EEG; CT scan; PET scan; MRI; fMRI
  20. 25. CT scan
  21. 26. Could measure brain activity during a mental task Lesion; EEG; CT scan; PET scan; MRI; fMRI
  22. 27. fMRI
  23. 28. Recording brain activity through electrical measurements Lesion; EEG; CT scan; PET scan; MRI; fMRI
  24. 29. EEG
  25. 30. This requires a tracer, sometimes radioactive glucose, to detect brain activity Lesion; EEG; CT scan; PET scan; MRI; fMRI
  26. 31. PET scan
  27. 32. Epileptic seizures may force this to be cut
  28. 33. Corpus collosum
  29. 34. Using a series of incoherent words in regular speech may suggest apahsia to this area
  30. 35. Wernicke’s
  31. 36. The inability to speak may be caused by aphasia to this area
  32. 37. Broca’s
  33. 38. I am not a neurotransmitter, but I can pretend to be one. I would be classified as a/an ____________. Agonist; antagonist?
  34. 39. Agonist
  35. 40. The brain’s ability to reorganize after damage or to develop new pathways is known as…
  36. 41. plasticity
  37. 42. In a neuron at resting potential, the charge outside the neuron is _________ caused by an abundance of ___________.
  38. 43. Positive; Sodium
  39. 44. I’m kind of a big deal in the endocrine system…but the hypothalamus tells me what to do.
  40. 45. Pituitary gland
  41. 46. When neurotransmitters go home, this is known as…
  42. 47. reuptake
  43. 48. When an action potential is traveling down the axon, the neuron is… Polarized; depolarized?
  44. 49. Depolarized
  45. 50. I am produced by the pituitary gland and help you feel less pain.
  46. 51. endorphins

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