Brain Quiz

 
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1. How many neurons are there in the average human brain?
2. Which neurotransmitter is most affected by alcohol?
3. When an action potential occurs in a neuron, the afterhyperpolarization is caused by:
4. What is the only sense not to be relayed through the thalamus?
5. The output of the basal ganglia is:
6. Alan Hodgkin and Andrew Huxley first described their model of how action potentials are formed and propagated in:
7. The brain is 2% of the body’s weight but uses what percent of the body’s energy?
8. A positive Babinski sign, with upward movement of the big toe and fanning downward of the other toes, is a sign that a lesion has occurred where?
9. If a person’s brain is giving off alpha waves, that person is most likely:
10. The neurologist who divided the brain into 52 areas based on cytoarchitecture was:
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