Flashcards in Module 1 Deck (28):
consists of myelinated axons of neurons
Contains cell bodies and dendrites, synapses, and is area of the brain where neuronal connections are contained
Outermost area of the brain. Contains sulci, fissures, and gyri
name for small shallow grooves in the brain
name for deep grooves in the brain
name for raised areas in the brain
The brain is subdivided into what 2 parts?
Brainstem and cerebrum
What part of the brain produces neurotransmitters, and contains the midbrain, the pons, the medulla, the cerebellum, and the reticular formation system?
What part of the brain is split into two equal halves and contains the cortex and the limbic system?
What is the outermost meninges called?
What is the middle meninges called?
What is the innermost meninges called?
The 2 halves of the cerebrum are connected by what?
What layer of meninges is CSF fluid located?
The central nervous system consists of what two main parts?
brain and spinal cord
Somatic nervous system controls what movements?
Somatic nervous system carries information from the CNS to _____?
Autonomic nervous system controls what movements?
The autonomic nervous system maintains ______?
The autonomic nervous system carry information from CNS to what 3 areas?
smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, glands
What responses are part of the autonomic nervous system?
sympathetic and parasympathetic
Which autonomic response triggers fight or flight?
Which autonomic response is inhibitory and decreases body activity?
Which nervous system is involuntary and controls the GI system?
What are the 4 areas of the cerebral cortex?
frontal lobe, temporal lobe, occipital lobe, and parietal lobe
Which part of the cerebral cortex is the largest and most developed lobe?
Which part of the cerebral cortex includes language (Wernicke's Area) receptive speech and language comprehension, auditory area, memory, emotion integration of vision with sensory information