Flashcards in 19.12 Deck (11):
The left hemisphere is specialised for ___ (this is an oversimplification).
95% of right handers and 70% of left handers – left dominant language.
The righthemisphere is specialised for ___ function (this is an oversimplification).
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.
Luria divided the anterior and posterior cortical regions into ___, ___ and ___ zones.
Primary, secondary and tertiary
Behaviour includes ___ and ___.
Cognition and emotion
The ___ system is involved in emotion.
The limbic system includes the:
Cingulate cortex, thalamus, amygdala, hippocampus, mammillary body.
Bilateral lesion of the amygdala results in ___-___ syndrome.
Kluver-Bucy syndrome -> tameness and loss of fear.
The ___ cortex is important for the identification and expression of emotion.
The ___ is important in memory and linked to emotion and affective disorders.