11 notecards = 3 pages (4 cards per page)
What is the most prominent example of commisural fibers—tracts that connect the left and right hemispheres.
Which of the following are motor areas of the cerebral cortex that lie in the posterior part of the frontal lobes and control voluntary movement?
2. primary motor cortex; premotor cortex; Broca's area; frontal eye field
Patients who have lesions involving Broca's area __________
can understand language, but have difficulty speaking
__________ is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain in which beta-amyloid peptide deposits and neurofibrillary tangles appear and that ultimately results in dementia (mental deterioration).
Specialized _______________ participate in the filtration, absorption, and secretory processes that create cerebrospinal fluid.
Which protective covering of the brain provides passageways for cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to drain into the superior sagittal sinus?
Which of the following regions of the brain provides the precise timing and appropriate patterns of skeletal muscle contraction for the smooth, coordinated movements and agility that are needed for our daily living?
Which of the following is NOT a feature of the major spinal cord tracts (pathways)?
What part of the spinal cord represents the collection of nerve roots at the inferior end of the vertebral canal?
Which of the following hypothalamic control centers would you predict is the LEAST important for survival?
Which of the following is a characteristic of a coma but is NOT a characteristic of sleep?
3. continuously reduced mitochondrial activity in brain neurons