The Brain Essay

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Assignment: The Brain Assignment: The Brain Part One Match the following structures and functions to the major brain division (each division letter will be used more than once during this exercise): Each question is worth 1 point. A. Myelencephalon B. Metencephalon C. Mesencephalon D. Diencephalon E. Telencephalon 11 | E | Mediates learning, speaking and problem solving | 22 | B | Pons | 33 | A | Carries signals between the rest of the brain and body | 44 | D | Thalamus | 55 | C | Inferior colliculi | 66 | E | Interprets sensory information | 77 | D | Auditory and visual function | 88 | C | Periaqueductal gray | 99 | A | Plays a role in arousal | 110 | B | Controls the ability to precisely control muscle movements | 111 | D | Hypothalamus | 112 | D | Pituitary gland | 113 | E | Cerebral cortex | 114 | E | Corpus collosum | 115 | A | Medulla | 116 | C | Plays a role in mediating pain reduction | 117 | B | Cerebellum | 118 | E | Regulates fight or flight response | 119 | B | Functions include maintenance of muscle tone | 220 | E | Regulates motivated behaviors such as sex and hunger | Part II Part Two For each of the following scenarios, answer the questions below each applying the information from above and information learned from the text. Answer from the multiple choice selections and then explain why you selected your answer. Even if you select the wrong answer, if you can explain to me why you selected it, you may earn more points if it is supported by your text or other research (include that too). I caution you not to over think your answers—the most obvious answer will be the correct one. Each question is worth 2 points. 1. John is a 30-year-old male having temporary difficulty concentrating and focusing after a recent bicycle accident where he wasn’t wearing his helmet and he landed on his

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