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1

The left hemisphere is specialised for ___ (this is an oversimplification).

Language
95% of right handers and 70% of left handers – left dominant language.

2

The righthemisphere is specialised for ___ function (this is an oversimplification).

Visuospatial

3

What are the 3 basic units of the CNS based on Luria's brain-behaviour theory?

Brain stem and assoc. areas - regulation of arousal and muscle tone.
Posterior cortical regions - reception, integration and analysis of sensory information.
Frontal and prefrontal lobes - planning, executing and verifying behaviour.

4

Luria divided the anterior and posterior cortical regions into ___, ___ and ___ zones.

Primary, secondary and tertiary

5

Behaviour includes ___ and ___.

Cognition and emotion

6

The ___ system is involved in emotion.

Limbic

7

The limbic system includes the:

Cingulate cortex, thalamus, amygdala, hippocampus, mammillary body.

8

Bilateral lesion of the amygdala results in ___-___ syndrome.

Kluver-Bucy syndrome -> tameness and loss of fear.

9

The ___ cortex is important for the identification and expression of emotion.

Orbitofrontal

10

The ___ is important in memory and linked to emotion and affective disorders.

Hippocampus

11

Example of how cognitive appraisal affects a physiological stress response?

In anxiety there is a mindset of negativity before any events occur.
(Or enter lecture positively, affects emotions positively OR enter lecture negatively, affects emotions negatively!)