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Brain Structures

Quiz by Scott Bruins

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  • Q1
    If Professor Dahl lesions the amygdala of a laboratory jackalope, the jackalope will most likely become:
    sexually aroused.
    hungry
    fearless
    angry
    30s
  • Q2
    You are nervous about taking this test. What structure is sending a “fight or flight” command to your body’s nervous & endocrine systems?
    pons
    hypothalamus
    thalamus
    hippocampus
    30s
  • Q3
    Mr. Bruins is still holding out that his ________________ gland will allow him to grow taller:
    pineal
    adrenal
    pituitary
    thyroid
    30s
  • Q4
    Clive Wearing is known for having the world's worst memory. He has suffered damage to what structure:
    hippocampus
    hypothalamus
    medulla
    thalamus
    30s
  • Q5
    The medulla is to the control of the __________ as the cerebellum is to the control of ______________.
    memory; attention
    breathing; walking
    emotion; motivation
    eating; sleeping
    30s
  • Q6
    Severing a cat's reticular formation from higher brain regions causes the cat to:
    elapse into a coma
    become violently aggressive
    become sexually preoccupied
    cower in fear
    30s
  • Q7
    Which of the following is the component of the limbic system that plays an essential role in the processing of new memories?
    hypothalamus
    thalamus
    cerebellum
    hippocampus
    30s
  • Q8
    Your brain's sensory switchboard is the:
    hippocampus
    thalamus
    hypothalamus
    cerebellum
    30s

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