Brain Function Questions
Complete the following assignment and put in the
dropbox by the due date
1. 3 marks
a. Which system of the body is the brain part of?
The thinking one
b. What type of cells carry out the brain’s functions?
The smart ones
c. How do these cells communicate with each other?
They hit each other and say "pass it along"
2. 3 marks
a. Which part of the brain is the most important in distinguishing the mental capabilities of the mammals from other animals?
The little bit in the middle, all about emotions.
b. Give 4 functions of the mammalian brain
Music (may be specific to individual)
3. Identify the part of the brain responsible for each of the following: 5 marks
a. Synthesis of oxytocin
b. Relay centre which allows coordinated movement
Sarah, Belle uhm...
c. Can cause an increase in blood pressure
Drugs, Deepfried Mars bar and siblings
d. Relay centre for the part of the brain which interprets sensory stimuli
Thal. A. Mus
e. Voluntary control of muscle activity
Fight or flight Response Control system.