Flashcards in Chapter 4 Quiz Deck (11)
An axon in your hand causes contraction of a muscle fiber in your finger as you write. This neuron belongs to which branch of the neurons system?
Which plane shows brain structures as they would be seen from the side?
in the spinal cord white matter is comprised mostly of ________, while gray matter is mostly ______
Myelinated axons; cell bodies.
One way that over the counter cold remedies work is by:
increasing sympathetic activity
breathing, heart rate, vomiting, salivation, coughing, & sneezing are all controlled by which structure?
sensory info which isn't processed by the thalamus includes:
the temporal lobe of the cerebral cortex is the primary target for which kind of sensory info?
a tumor in the temporal lobe may give rise to:
The postcentral gyrus in the parietal lobe is the primary area for which type of sensation?
the "binding problem" is the issue of how we:
perceive visual, auditory & other aspects of a stimulus as a single object