Neurons
Neurotransmitters
The Brain
Nervous Systems
I lobe you

100

The cell’s life support center

What is cell body?

100

Helps control alertness and arousal

What is Norepinephrine?

100

It controls heartbeat and breathing

What is medulla?

100

Division peripheral nervous system that controls voluntary movements of skeletal muscles

What is somatic nervous system?

100

Largest of the four lobes and is concerned with behavior, learning, personality, and voluntary movement.

What is the frontal lobe?

200

The more of this a neuron has, the faster the neural impulses go

What is myelin sheath?

200

Affects mood, hunger, sleep, and arousal and is a reward pathway for the brain

What is Dopamine?

200

It is a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal

What is reticular formation?

200

Arouses the body and activates fight or flight response

What is sympathetic nervous system?

200

Includes the visual areas and used to receive and interpret visual information

What is the occipital lobe?

300

Messages pass through me from the cell body to the terminal branches into other neurons

What is axon?

300

Lacking this usually causes depression

What is serotonin?

300

Without this, I’m never aggressive because I don’t get angry

What is amygdala?

300

Division of the peripheral nervous system that controls muscle and glands as well as regulates bodily functions such as breathing and heartbeat

What is automatic nervous system?

300

The region where the brain processes sound and comprehends auditory language and speech

What is the temporal lobe?

400

I collect the messages from other cells and send it through the axon

What is dendrite?

400

Alzheimer’s disease reduces the production of this kind of neurotransmitter

What is Acetylcholine?

400

If I’m missing, you may not know when you are thirsty or hungry

What is hypothalamus?

400

While taking a test, you want this nervous system to be in control to calm yourself

What is parasympathetic nervous system?

400

This lobe helps you retain your body position while your eyes may be closed

What is the parietal lobe?