05 A reductionist approach in neuroscience means
functions become structures at lower biological levels
07 The brain has complementary structures organized
08 A coronal section slices the brain
08 A horizontal section slices the brain
Top-to-bottom across the horizontal plane
08 A sagittal section slices the brain
15 Cortical gryi are _____ and sulci are _______.
15 The cortex is ______ thick.
15 The cortical surface area is _________.
18 One reason the human species have larger brains adjust for body weight than other species is that
human brain size continues to grow after birth
20 Compared to other species human brains proportionally have _____ cells and ______ cell connections.
21 Which cortical region is proportionally larger in human brains than other species?
24 Name the three parts of a neuron's structure?
Soma, dendrite, axon
25 A bipolar neuron has
one dendrite and one axon.
26 Name some types of glial cells.
27 Neurons communicate by
28 An action potential lasts a few
29 Action potentials cause neurotransmitter
31 Proliferation, migration, and differentiation are three stages of neural
34 Critical periods in behavioral development are associated with neural
37 Local coding in neurons is most often associated with
primary sensory regions
38 A topographical map in the cortex is a _________ representation of the world.
40 One problem with local coding schemes for neurons is that they __________ respond to input.
41 Vector coding schemes for neurons differs from local coding schemes in that representational responses are ___________.