The Brain-- Anatomy and Function

Concept: General Brain and CNS Anatomy

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Concept: The Four Divisions of the Brain

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Concept: The Cerebrum

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Concept: The Diencephalon

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Concept: The Brainstem

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Concept: The Cerebellum

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Problem: The sympathetic chain is a collection of cell bodies that runs parallel to the spinal cord in the periphery. Which of the following accurately describes the cell bodies in the sympathetic chain?

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Problem: The corpus callosum is a collection of axons that connects the two hemispheres of the brain. Which of the following accurately describes the axons in the corpus callosum?

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Problem: A 19-year-old male driving his dad’s Corvette was trying to impress his girlfriend in the passenger seat when he whipped around a corner too quickly, lost control, and collided with a telephone pole. When they regained consciousness, his personality was different—he was currently angry and rude and belligerent, where before he was kind and gentle (if a little dumb). Which part of his brain was damaged in the crash?

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Problem: A 19-year-old male driving his dad’s Corvette was trying to impress his girlfriend in the passenger seat when he whipped around a corner too quickly, lost control, and collided with a telephone pole. When they regained consciousness, her vision was blurry and filled with “stars.” Which part of her brain was damaged in the crash?

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Problem: A 19-year-old male driving his dad’s Corvette was trying to impress his girlfriend in the passenger seat when he whipped around a corner too quickly, lost control, and collided with a telephone pole. A pedestrian who jumped out of the way (to safety) knocked his head on the ground. Afterwards, he noticed that his movements were uncoordinated—he kept losing his balance and was having trouble making contact with objects when reaching for them. Which part of his brain was damaged?

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