Science Quiz / Neuroscience: Chapters 11, 16, & 17

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Can you name the key terms from Chapter 11, 16, & 17?

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The process of taking short term memories and storing them as long term memories
The ____ pathway is the last step of the Ca2+, CaCM, CaM Kinase II pathway
Where a split brain patient's two hemispheres communicate neurally via indirect pathways through the brainstem
A brain damage-produced deficit in the ability to produce/comprehend language
Another name for the planum temporale; associated with language reception
A switch in _____ function from excitatory to inhibitory is one of the proposed reasons for infantile amnesia
'Neurons that fire together, ____ together.'
The process of acquiring memory
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____ levels in the blood can trigger the release of norepinephrine in the amygdala
Where the left hand (right hemisphere) corrects a choice made by the right hand (left hemisphere) in a table lin-up
Patients whose left and right hemispheres have been separated by a commisurotomy
Receptors in the postsynaptic membrane that are gated by the postsynaptic membrane potential (and gated by glutamate) and are involved critically in associative LTP
Receptors in the postsynaptic membrane that are always active (in the presence of glutamate)
A disease almost always associated with left hemisphere damage where patients have difficulty performing movements when asked to perform them out of context
Another name for the frontal operculum; associated with language expression
The unequal representation of various psychological functions in the two hemispheres of the brain

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