The Cerebral Cortex: Brain Structures and Functions Part II


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Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for processing visual information?

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1. Which part of the cerebral cortex is important for emotions, speech, planning, and motor function?

2. If a person suffered damage to the right side of the parietal lobe, which of the following is a likely consequence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will help you identify and understand the structures that makeup the cerebral cortex. You should have a working knowledge of the four areas of the brain to pass this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students will answer questions related to:

  • Part of the brain that regulates planning and motor function
  • Which lobe processes visual information
  • Importance of the temporal lobe
  • Effects of damage to the brain

Skills Practiced

You can develop the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can identify the largest part of the brain that houses other structures
  • Making connections - tie areas of the brain to their specific functions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of right and left side brain activity

Additional Learning

The lesson titled The Cerebral Cortex: Brain Structures and Functions Part II can provide you with more detailed information about the brain. You'll be able to:

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  • Analyze how the parts of the brain work together
  • Learn where each of the lobes are located in the brain