Flashcards in Cognitive Neuroscience Deck (49)
What neurotransmitter is used for memory?
What neurotransmitter if damaged will cause Alzheimer's?
What neurotransmitter is responsible for feelings of reward and feeling "high"?
Too much dopamine will cause?
Too little dopamine will cause?
What drugs will damage dopamine?
Cocaine and emphetamines
What neurotransmitter is linked to depression?
Lack of what neurotransmitter will result in seizures?
Epilepsy medication promotes what neurotransmitter?
What is the excitatory neurotransmitter of the cortex?
What neurotransmitter helps with perception, memory, attention and calculations in the cortex?
What is the master gland of the endocrine system?
What regulates hormones, metabolism, growth, sexual functioning, thirst, water retention and storage?
What sits on top on top of the pituitary gland?
What part of the brain regulates temperature, eating, sleeping and the endocrine system?
What part of the brain influences anger, aggression and fear?
What relays information between the two cerebral hemispheres?
What part of the brain controls thinking, sensing function and voluntary movement?
What part of the limbic system influences anger and fear?
What part of the limbic system influences learning, memory and cognitive and emotional processes?
What relays sensory information to the cerebral cortex?
Where can you find the reticular activating system?
What part of the brain carries messages about sleep and arousal?
What part relays information between the cerebral cortex and the cerebellum?
What controls heartbeat, breathing and blood pressure?
What relays nerve impulses between brain and body and controls simple reflexes?
What is known as collections of neurons crucial to motor function?
What is the limbic system important for?
Emotion, motivation, memory and learning
Stimulation of the amygdala will result in?