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Flashcards in W19/L12 Deck (12):
1

WHat's the layman's phrase for cognition?

"Thinking skills"

2

What are the 4 lobes of the cerebral hemispheres?

Frontal
Temporal
Parietal
Occipital

3

What are the key roles of the frontal lobe?

Planning
Execution
Regulation of behaviour

4

What are the key roles of the temporal lobe?

Audition
Language
Music
Memory
Emotion

5

What are the key roles of the parietal lobe?

Somatic & visuospacial representations

6

What's the key role of the occipital lobe?

Vision

7

What does "dominant" refer to?

Which side holds the language

8

95% of right handers are ___ dominant

Left

9

70% of left handers ____ dominant

Left

10

What structures are included in the limbic system?

Cingulate gyrus
Thalamus
Hippocampus
Amygdala
Olfactory bulb

11

What syndrome is caused by damage to the amygdala?

Kluver-Bucy - lack of fear, hypersexuality, and inability to tell food from non-food

12

What does an orbitofrontal lesion often produce?

A flat affect - an inability to recognise emotions in other people and to display emotions (though they can still be verbally reported)