Chapter 13 (9)

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Chapter 13 (9)
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Lecture test number one.
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  1. Describe the intergrative centers.
    • Concerned with performance of complex processes such as speech, writing, mathematics, and spatial relationships.
    • Restricted to either right or left hemisphere
  2. What are the functional groups of white matter in inner cerebrum?
    • Association fibers
    • Commissural fibers
    • Projection fibers
  3. Describe Association fibers.
    Interconnect areas of neural cortex within a hemisphere.
  4. Describe Commissural fibers.
    • Corpus callosum: Most substantial and important of commissural fibers. Contains more than 200 million axons carrying more than 4 billion impulses per second.
    • Anterior commissure
    • Posterior commissure
  5. Describe projection fibers.
    • Link cerebral cortex to other CNS areas
    • Includes both sensory (ascending) and motor (descending) fibers
    • All must pass through diencephalon
    • Entire mass known as the internal capsule
  6. What is a electroencephalogram?
    Electrical activity generates an electrical field that can be measured using electrodes on the scalp.

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