1. As the cortex grows, what happens to the brain?
- Synaptogenesis occurs
- Vesicles develop
- Infolding to accommodate rapid growth
- Synaptic pruning
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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