MIT9_14S09_prob05

MIT9_14S09_prob05 - 9.14, MIT, Spring 2009 Class #5-6...

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9.14, MIT, Spring 2009 Class #5-6 Questions based on Schneider book & lectures: 1) Define a “multipurpose action”. Name two specific movement patterns that are multipurpose. 2) What sensory specialization is common to bats and porpoises? 3) Name two behavioral specializations in the primates. 4) Contrast the location of primary sensory neurons of the body region in earthworms and mammals. 5) The rostral-most motor neurons which innervate striated muscles are located in which brain subdivision? 6) Define a dermatome. 7) Contrast spinoreticular and spinothalamic tracts. 8) Briefly define diaschisis. Why is spinal shock an example of diaschisis? 9) Visual inputs are very primitive, and were a major influence on evolution of the forebrain. To which subdivision of the forebrain do these inputs connect? What is probably the most basic and widespread function of these inputs? 10) Modulation of functions of the entire organism are characteristic of one of the brain regions receiving optic input. To which region am I referring?
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 9.07 taught by Professor Ruthrosenholtz during the Spring '04 term at MIT.

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MIT9_14S09_prob05 - 9.14, MIT, Spring 2009 Class #5-6...

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