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BRAIN INJURY Word Search

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TONE
INTRACRANIAL
PSYCHOLOGICAL
CEREBELLUM
DYSPHAGIA
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CONTRACTURES
APHASIA
OCCIPITAL
PARIETAL
BEHAVIOR
EMOTIONAL
HYPOXIA
FRONTAL
COGNITION
HELMET
MEMORY
CONCUSSION
BRAINSTEM
SPACTICITY

The Brain Bingo Cards

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Thalamus
Corpus Callosum
Reticular Activating System
Frontal Lobe
Amygdala
Pons
Parietal Lobe
Broca's Area
Midbrain
Spinal Cord
Hippocampus
Forebrain
Cerebellum
Axon
Dendrite
Hindbrain
Temporal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
Wernicke's Area
Medulla
Synapse
Myelin Sheath
Hypothalamus
Cerebrum

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Neuroscience Word Search

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Acetylcholine
Action potential
Amygdala
Axon
Broca's area
Central nervous system
Cerbellum
Dendrite
endorphins
Frontal lobes
Hormones
Lesion
motor neurons
Myelin Sheath
Neuron
Neurotransmitters
Occipital lobes
Parietal lobes
Peripheral nervous system
PET
Pituitary glands
Reflex
Somatic nervous system
Synapse
Temporal lobes
Thalamus
Threshold
Wernicke's area

Parts of the Brain Word Search

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wernickes area
brocas area
basal ganglia
thalamus
pineal gland
pituitary gland
hypothalamus
temporal lobe
occipital lobe
parietal lobe
frontal lobe
brainstem
cerebellum
cerebrum

Brainy Words Word Search

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cognition
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emotions
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neurophysiology
neurotransmitter
occipital
parietal
synapse

Neuroscience and Behavior(Chapter 2) Word Search

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Amygdala
Axon
Biological Psychology
Cerebellum
Cerebral Cortex
Dendrite
Endorphins
Frontal Lobe
Hypothalamus
Myelin Sheath
Nervous System
Neuron
Neurotransmitter
Occipital Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Reflex
Sensory Neurons
Synapse
Temporal Lobe
Threshold

Anatomy: The Nervous System Crossword

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Lobe; language, speech FRONTAL
Eliminates wastes from neurons in CNS MICROGLIAL
The sensory neuron AFFERENT
Lobe; auditory, olfactory (smell) TEMPORAL
Shapes and supports neuron CELL BODY
Part of the brain that controls blood pressure, heart rate, swallowing MEDULLA
Diencephalon; hormones, body temp, water balance, metabolism HYPOTHALAMUS
Forms myelin sheath in CNS OLIGODENDROCYTE
Forms myelin sheath in PNS SCHWANN
Part of the brain that controls balance CEREBELLUM
Impulses in between afferent and efferent neurons INTERNEURON
Blood-brain barrier in CNS ASTROCYTE
Slows down cardiac in PNS PARASYMPATHETIC
Lobe; vision OCCIPITAL
Involuntary in PNS; cardiac & smooth muscles AUTONOMIC
Forms myelin to support neurons in PNS SATELLITE
Lobe; sensory, taste PARIETAL
Receives message from neurons DENDRITE
Speeds up cardiac in PNS SYMPATHETIC
Wraps around axon MYELIN SHEATH
The motor neuron EFFERENT
Sends message to neurons AXON
Part of the brain that controls breathing only PONS
Voluntary in PNS; skeletal muscles SOMATIC
Cushions neuron in CNS EPENDYMAL

Assignment 1: Brain Parts Crossword Puzzle

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Description

Processes sensory input, coordinates movement output and balance, etc. Cerebellum
Decision maker of whether or not to fire Cell body
Counterpart to dendrites, send out information Terminal buttons
Fat insulation, helps speed neural impulses Myelin Sheath
Neuron extension that carries messages from top of neuron to bottom Axon
Receives sensory input for touch and body position Parietal Lobes
Areas that receive information from visual fields Occipital Lobes
Neuron extensions that bring in incoming information Dendrites
The brain's sensory control center/router Thalamus
Directs maintenance activities, linked to emotion and reward Hypothalamus
Neural center located in limbic system, memory Hippocampus
Plays an important role in controlling arousal Reticular Formation
Two lima-bean-sized neural clusters, enables aggression and fear Amygdala
Involved in speaking, muscle movements, making plans, and judgements Frontal Lobes
Base of brainstem, controls heartbeat and breathing Medulla

Brain Puzzle Crossword

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Crossword
Description

starts from the center of the brain and continues down to the spine Brainstem
under the temporal lobe cerebellum
above the brain stem hippocampus
under the hippocampus and next to the brain stem hypothalamus
above the hypothalamus thalamus
the front part of the brain frontal lobe
behind the frontal lobe parietal lobe
behind the parietal lobe occipital lobe
under the parietal and frontal lobes temporal lobes
above the thalamus corpus callosum
ridge on the cerebral cortex gyri
next to the motor cortex sulci
outer part of the brain meninges
part of the cerebral cortex that initiates muscle movements motor cortex
next to the motor cortex sensory cortex

Neuroanatomy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The PNS that controls voluntary movement somatic nervous system
Group of axons that connects the two brain hemispheres Corpus Callosum
Medial most structure of the brain Pineal Gland
Rostral most portion of the brain, directly dorsal to the eye sockets. Orbitofrontal cortex
Portion of the thalamus that project information to the primary visual cortex Lateral geniculate nucleus
Cross section for optic nerves in the brain optic chiasm
Structure that signals the initiation of neurulation notochord
Fiber bundle that carries information from the hippocampus Fornix
A coronal plane that splits the frontal and parietal lobes Central sulcus
Structure connecting the third and fourth ventricles Cerebral aquaduct
Name for the fibers that convey sensory neurons to the brain Afferent fibers
Relays sensory info to proper portion of the brain Thalamus
Visual field attention area Posterior parietal cortex
Motor related structure located on ventral side of the brainstem pons
Layers that protect the brain and spinal cord meninges
Group of structures connecting the cerebellum to the midbrain cerebellar peduncles
Section of brainstem involved in processing auditory information inferior colliculus
Crossover area for upper motor neurons medulla
Positive regulator of the hypothalamus Amygdala
Learning and memory center Hippocampus
Structure derived from mesoderm that creates bones and muscles. Somite
Directly caudal from central sulcus Primary somatosensory cortex
GABA filled structure that is stimulated by the Primary motor cortex Substantia nigra
Structures connected to the fornix Mammillary bodies
Fiber bundle connecting the amygdala to the hypothalamus Stria terminalis
Connective structure were portal system begins Infundibulum
Term for "crossover" Decussation
Portion of the brain that contains tons of nerve fibers, discovered by White matter
Structure that controls speech Brocas area