Brain Lobes
Functions of Brain Structures
Neurotransmitters
Right vs Left Brain
Video Questions
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Which lobe is responsible for vision?

Occipital Lobe

100

Which part of the brain is responsible for survival functions such as breathing and heart rate?

Medulla/brainstem

100

Increases heart rate

Adrenaline

100

Right side of the body

Left brain

100

What invention has allowed humans to get more energy from food

Cooking

200

Which lobe is responsible for planning, thinking, memory, and judgement?

Frontal lobe

200

Which region of the brain preforms higher functions like interpreting touch, vision, hearing, and speech, reasoning, emotions, learning, and fine control of movement?

Cerebrum

200

Promotes feelings of wellbeing and happiness

Serotonin

200

Planning

Left brain

200

What are the three ways the brain changes to support learning?

Chemical

Structural

Functional

300

Which lobe processes sensory information?

Parietal Lobe

300

Which part of the brain is responsible for storing information in long-term memory?

Hippocampus

300

The main inhibitory neurotransmitter

GABA

300

Creative writing/art

Right brain

300

What percentage of our body's energy does our brain use?

25%

400

Which lobe is responsible for auditory stimuli, memory, and emotion?

Temporal lobe

400

Which part of the brain is the emotional center and responsible for regulating pour perceptions of aggression and fear?

Amygdala

400

An excitatory neurotransmitter

Glutamate

400

Imagination

Right brain

400

What is the difference between structural and functional MRIs?

Structural MRI: photograph

Functional MRI: video

500

Which lobe is responsible for the motor component of speech?

Frontal lobe

500

Which area of the brain is responsible for understanding language?

Wernicke's area

500

Triggers action potentials in muscle fibers

Acetylcholine

500

Verbal

Left brain

500

What is our human advantage that makes us smarter than other species?

We have the largest number of neurons in the cerebral cortex

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