Flashcards in Brain Deck (125)
What part of the limbic system is associated with deep emotions and fear?
What part of the limbic system is associated with memory storage of emotions?
What part of the limbic system is associated with sensory data processing?
Anterior thalamic nuclei
What part of the brain is the control center for the ANS and survival function?
What part of the brain is responsible for motor movements, coordination and balance?
What part of the brain is responsible for regulation of the cycle of sleep and wakefulness?
Reticular activating system (RAS)
What part does the pituitary receive info from?
What is the order of activation during fight flight response?
Thalamus, amydala to hippocampus to hypothalamus, hypothalmus-pituitary axis.
What part of the brain receives sensory information?
Anterior parietal lobe
What part of the brain processes motor neuron info
Posterior frontal lobes
What are association neurons
Make connection between sensory and motor neurons
What is the chain of events of action potentials (nerve impulses ) called ?
What two terms define the process of making a brainwave
EPSP (excitatory post synaptic potential) IPSP (inhibitory post synaptic potential)
Are brainwaves a direct measurement of action potentials?
No they are the byproduct of EPSP's and IPSP's.
How does Prozac,Paxil and Zoloft work?
By plugging the channels to allow serotonin to stay in the synapse
What supplements should not be taken with SSRI's
St. John's wart or 5-HTP
What does rCBF stand for
Regional cerebral blood flow
What area of the brain may have decreases activity in someone with depression?
Left frontal cortex
Which hemisphere is often the dominant hemisphere?
What part of the brain may have an increase in activist ion in someone with anxiety
Rt anterior prefrontal cortex and right parietal lobe
What side does language reside on?
TBI on right may cause what symptoms?
Personality changes, visiospatial organization issues, temper,impulsivity and poor organization.
TBI On the left may cause what symptoms?
Language problems, lack of spontaneous speech, difficulty retrieving words, aphasia,par aphasia, agraphia, alexia, and or problems with with logic, math and judgement.
With regards to the 10/20 system what side are odd numbers in?
10/20 system what does F sat and for?
In 10/20 system what does Fp stand for?
In 10/20 system what does T stand for?
In 10/20 system that does O stand for
In 10/20 system what does p stand for