Suggested answers. Brain structure-function relations activity

Suggested answers. Brain structure-function relations activity

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C ASE S TUDIES : N EUROANATOMY A CTIVITY (P OSSIBLE A NSWERS ) C ASE N EUROANATOMICAL S TRUCTURE R ELATED F UNCTION Anne Left motor cortex Controls right hand Left frontal cortex Contains motor cortex Visual cortex Used for vision Both occipital lobes Contain visual cortices Auditory cortices Used for hearing music Both temporal lobes Contain auditory cortices Right hemisphere Spatial ability for painting Thalamus Relays sensory information Frontal lobes Deciding what to paint Left sensory cortex Feeling the paintbrush Left parietal lobe Contains sensory cortex Cerebellum Coordinates moving arm Crazy Both motor cortices Move muscles Eddie Frontal lobes Contain motor cortices Both sensory cortices Needed for sense of touch Parietal lobes Contain sensory cortices Visual cortices Used for vision Both occipital lobes Contain visual cortices Right hemisphere Spatial ability for wrestling Wernicke’s area Understanding taunts and yells Left temporal lobe Contains Wernicke’s area
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Unformatted text preview: Broca’s area Producing speech (yells) Left frontal lobe Contains Broca’s area Thalamus Sensory relay Frontal lobes Decision making and attention Medulla Regulates heart and breathing Amygdala Aggression and fear Reticular formation Controls arousal Cerebellum Balance and coordination Hypothalamus Regulates temperature Hippocampus Memory for moves Jill Hippocampus Remembering and learning Wernicke’s area Language comprehension Left temporal lobe Contains Wernicke’s area Amygdala Anger and fear about cases Frontal lobes Decision making and attention Hypothalamus Regulates hunger and thirst Adapted with permission from: Sheldon, J.P (2000) “A Neuroanatomy Teaching Activity Using Case Studies and Collaboration,” in Teaching of Psychology, 27 , pp. 126–128, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc....
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2010 for the course 32611 PSYC 1001 taught by Professor Darcylitteljohn during the Fall '08 term at Carleton CA.

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