Brain Structures and Functions Part I


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Which part of the brain regulates many vital autonomic functions including heart rate, breathing, blood pressure, swallowing, and digestion?

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1. The cerebellum is important for _____.

2. If you realize there is an intruder in your home, why would you most likely experience a spurt in brain activity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of brain structures and the function of each structure. You will be quizzed on different parts of the brain, such as the brain stem and the hippocampus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • The part of the brain that regulates numerous autonomic functions
  • The cerebellum
  • The part of the brain responsible for the Fight or Flight response
  • The hippocampus
  • The part of the brain that relays sensory details

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on brain structures
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the functions of specific brain structures and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the cerebral cortex receives sensory information

Additional Learning

Keep studying the brain by reading through the lesson called Brain Structures and Functions Part I. This lesson will help you with the following objectives:

  • Understand information about the brain stem and its function
  • Learn about the hypothalamus and its purpose
  • Examine the thalamus and its responsibility
  • Learn about the olfactory bulbs