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2. Which two areas govern autonomic functions as well as reflexes

  • Brainstem and midbrain
  • Cerebral cortex and Spinal cord
  • Spinal cord and midbrain
  • Automatic nervous system and medulla

3. What does the process of myelinisation do/improve?

  • Insulates the cell and improves synaptogenesis (cell communication)
  • Allows cells to acquire specialised functions
  • Produces nerve cells at a rate of 250,000pm
  • Adds to the weight of the total brain

4. What is the darwinian reflex?

  • When a baby is held with their feet barely touching a surface, they will make stepping motions
  • When a baby will grab anything that comes in close proximity to their face, a protective reflex
  • When the palm of a babies hand is stroked, they make a strong fist and can be raised to standing if grasped
  • When a baby is dropped/hears a loud noise, they extend limbs and fingers whilst drawing their head back as a protective reflex

5. Which is the last brain area to stop growing?

  • The cerebral cortex
  • The prefrontal cortex
  • The cortex
  • The limbic system


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