N358 Ch 3

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N358 Ch 3
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  1. What lobe of the brain controls voluntary body movement, including movements that permit speaking, thinking, and judgment formation?
    frontal lobes
  2. What part of the brain plays a role in the emotional experience, as evidenced by changes in mood and character after damage to this area?
    limbic system
  3. What lobe of the brain controls perception and interpretation of most sensory information (including touch, pain, taste, and body position)?
    parietal lobes
  4. What lobe of the brain is concerned with auditory functions and short-term memory?
    temporal lobes
  5. What lobe of the brain is the primary area of visual reception and interpretation?
    occipital lobes
  6. What part of the brain integrates all sensory input (except smell) on its way to the cortex?
    thalamus
  7. What part of the brain regulates the anterior and posterior lobes of the pituitary gland and exerts control over the actions of the autonomic nervous system and regulates appetite and temperature?
    hypothalamus
  8. What neurotransmitter has a role in disorders like Parkinson's, Huntington's, and Alzheimer's disease? Increased levels have been associated with depression.
    acetylcholine
  9. What neurotransmitter is associated with the fight-or-flight response and are decreased in depression and increased in mania, anxiety states, and schizophrenia?
    norepinephrine
  10. What neurotransmitter is decreased in Parkinson's disease and depression and increased in mania and schizophrenia?
    dopamine
  11. What neurotransmitter is increased in schizophrenia and anxiety and decreased in depression?
    serontonin

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