Special Sub-Topic: Neuorobiology
|What is the name of the tract that carries motor information down the spinal cord and into the body?|
|What is Brodmann's area 3, 1, and 2 more commonly known as?|
primary somatosensory cortex. Brodmann gave numbers to many areas of the brain. Why? To make the life of a neurobiology student hell.
|The corticobulbar tract and the corticospinal tract basically have the same course in the brain until they come to what brain structure?|
internal capusule. The corticobulbar goes thru the genu and the corticospinal goes thru the posterior limb of the internal capsule.
|Edna had a stroke in the right side of her brain. She can't feel on the right side of her face and she can't move the left side of her body. What is the name of the disorder Edna has now?|
|If Tom has a tumor in his brain stem on the right side at the level of the medulla, what are some symptoms he might exhibit?|
contralateral hemiplegia and contralateral loss of sensation. If you guessed the alligator one, you must have seen Waterboy.
|True or false. Men only listen with one side of their brain.|
|The premotor cortex is made up of the:|
premotor cortex and supplementary cortex. Not a trick question
|The giant pyramidal cells in the neocortex are located in layer:|
|The vesttibularcochlear nerve and the facial nerve enter the skull thru which hole?|
Internal acoustic meatus.
|Betsy is 85. She has recently begun to forget where she puts her glasses and what she did 5 mintues ago, but can remember her first boyfried when she was only 8 years old. The doctor said that her levels of acetylcholine and serotonin are normal. What is likely Besty's problem (given these choices)?|
No Alzheimer's and anterograde amnesia.
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