Where is the primary sensory cortex in the brain?
Post central gyrus
What is located in the pre central gyrus?
Primary motor cortex
In which lobe of the brain is the primary auditory cortex located?
temporal lobe (superior portion)
In which lobe of the brain is the olfactory cortex located?
temporal lobe (inferior portion)
Areas of the brain located adjacent to the primary sensory areas are called..... (hint: these areas associate the sensory input we perceive with our past experiences)
Voluntary movements depend on upper and lower motor neurons. Which type of these neurons are located entirely within the central nervous system?
Upper motor neurons
True or false: the prefrontal area in the brain is well developed in primates and humans; it is involved in motivation and planning foresight.
Are motor tracts DESCENDING or ASCENDING pathways?
descending (carrying information AWAY from CNS)
True or false: the cerebellum helps us perform higher-order functions such as judgement and planning.
False (it helps control balance, posture, etc)
Which cranial nerves control eye movement?
III (oculomotor), IV (trochlear), VI (abducens)
Which cranial nerve descends into the thoracic cavity?
Fibers in the brain cross over between hemispheres through which structure?