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psych 10/12/11

(T/F) The brain and the spinal cord make up the central nervous system. True
(T/F) The right and left hemispheres of the brain make up the peripheral nervous system. False
(T/F) More than any other part, it is the operation of the hindbrain that makes you a person. False
(T/F) When Igor hands Dr. Frankenstein a fresh brain, what we see quivering in his hands is the cortex. True
(T/F) As human society evolves, the limbic system incorporates cooperative and positive tendencies and feelings into the brain. False
(T/F) The general tendency of the autonomic nervous system is homeostasis. True
(T/F) In the endocrine system, glands secrete hormones that affect many important bodily processes. True
(T/F) Psychologists now know that human intelligence is determined by both skull size and brain size. False
(T/F) The need to perform split-brain operations for medical purposes gives science a rare look at the degree of specialization in the brain's two hemispheres. True
(T/F) Science has finally explained why people are so different: each human being is either left-brained or right-brained. False
sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions autonomic nervous system
verbal, mathematical, analytical left hemisphere
motor cortex frontal lobe
brain and spinal cord central nervous system
primary auditory cortex temporal lobe
primary visual cortex occipital lobe
somatic and autonomic nervous systems peripheral nervous system
afferent (sensory) and efferent (motor) fibers somatic nervous system
nonverbal, spatial, holistic right hemisphere
somatosensory cortex parietal lobe
Created by: jv1594
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