Psychology and the Brain - The Nervous System: Gross Anatomy

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In what section of the brain is the mesencephalon located?

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The forebrain consists of the (...) and the (...).

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Match the brain structure to the correct brain region.

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Considering mapping terminology, how would you describe the locations of the brain lobes?

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Sensory information travels down the spinal cord via the (...)?

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The brain makes up around 2% of our body mass, but it receives 20% of our blood supply.

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Match the midline mapping terms to their definitions.

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When something has been sliced from front to back in the vertical plane, what term would we use?

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Match the membrane layers to their definitions.

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How many nerves are in the thoracic division of the spinal cord?

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Which division of the spinal cord innervates the neck, arms, and hands?

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Which division of the spinal cord innervates the bottom, back of the legs, and genitals?

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Peripheral Nervous System → Autonomic Nervous System → (...)→ (...)

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Which brain lobe is responsible for auditory processing?

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Outgoing motor information travels to the rest of the body via the ...?

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What is the key function of the spinal reflex?

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Match the brain regions to the nervous system divisions.

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Match the spinal divisions to the amount of nerves they have.

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The cerebrospinal fluid surrounds the central nervous system, and it circulates through the (... ...) of the brain.

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The cerebrospinal fluid is produced by a structure called the (... ...), and it produces about 500ml per day.

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Test your knowledge of brain anatomy and function with this quiz. Match brain structures to their correct regions, describe brain lobe locations using mapping terminology, and identify the pathway for sensory information traveling down the spinal cord. This quiz also covers the distribution of blood supply in relation to the brain's mass.

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