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The Limbic System

Neuro Quiz

Identify the correct question

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 Michael McKeough 2008


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Limbic SystemNeuro Quiz

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Anatomy 100

  • Limbic structures are found at these levels of the neuraxis.

What are the cerebral cortex and midbrain?

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Anatomy 200

  • This limbic structure is located in the temporal lobe and performs the limbic function in memory.

What is the hippocampus?

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Anatomy 300

  • This myelinated structure projects between the hippocampus and mammillary body.

What is the fornix?

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Anatomy 400

  • This nucleus is the primary thalamic relay center for limbic information destined for the cortex.

What is the anterior nucleus?

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Anatomy 500

  • This gyrus contains the primary cortical projection area for the limbic system.

What is the cingulate gyrus?

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Stimulation Effects 100

  • In humans, these are the effect of stimulating the pleasure center.

What are “feeling good” or “brightening your attitude”?

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Stimulation Effects 200

  • In humans, these are the effects of stimulating the pain center.

What are fear orterror?

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Stimulation Effects 300

  • These are the somatic motor effects of limbic stimulation.

  • What are:

  • acquiring and eating food (sniffing, licking, chewing, swallowing)

  • grooming and goal-seeking

  • attack and defense (snarling, clawing, posturing)?

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Stimulation Effects 400

  • These are the sensory effects of limbic stimulation.

  • What are:

  • olfactory sensations (unpleasant odors)

  • vertigo

  • visceral sensations from the abdomen

  • pain and pleasure?

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Stimulation Effects 500

These are the autonomic effects of limbic stimulation.

  • What are changes in:

  • heart rate, respiratory rate, and blood pressure

  • activity of the gastrointestinal tract

  • many hormone levels in the blood?

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Miscellaneous I 100

  • Changes in long-term memory are associated with these synaptic changes.

  • What are:

  • hypertrophy

  • increasing synaptic effectiveness

  • increasing number of synapses?

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Miscellaneous I 200

  • This circuit was the first to describe the relationship between the components of the limbic system.

What is Papez’s circuit?

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Miscellaneous I 300

  • This radical surgical procedure has been used to control violent, antisocial behavior.

What is a frontal lobotomy?

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Miscellaneous I 400

  • The hippocampus performs this function in memory.

What is consolidation (active processing of information from short-term to long-term memory)?

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Miscellaneous I 500

  • Schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, and depression and mania are associated with this limbic disorder.

What is hyperactivity?

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Miscellaneous II 100

  • Memory consists of these stages.

What are short-term and long-term?

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Miscellaneous II200

  • These are the functions of the limbic system.

What are learning, memory, emotion, and drive?

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Miscellaneous II300

  • This is the region of the frontal lobe associated with the limbic system.

What is the septum?

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Miscellaneous II400

  • This type of behavior is associated with the septum.

What is aggressive or defensive behavior?

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Miscellaneous II500

  • This is the function of the amygdala.

What is linking emotional and motivational responses to external stimuli?

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Clinical Aspects 100

  • This emotional condition is produced by bilateral lesions of the frontal lobe.

What is apathy?

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Clinical Aspects 200

  • This radical surgical procedure has been performed to control violent, antisocial behavior.

What is a frontal lobotomy?

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Clinical Aspects 300

  • This memory condition is produced by bilateral lesion of the hippocampus.

What is anterograde amnesia?

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Clinical Aspects 400

This disorder of thought is associated with hyperactivity in the limbic system.

What is schizophrenia?

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Clinical Aspects 500

  • Bilateral lesions of the parahippocampal or occipitotemporal gyri can produce this condition.

What is Kluver-Bucy syndrome?

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