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1

Organ of Corti is found in the _____

cochlea

2

The primary auditory cortex is located on the _____ lobe

temporal lobe

3

What is Aphasia?

inability to use language

4

Damage to Broca's area results in the patient's inability to ______ language

Broca's / expressive aphasia

Damage to Broca's area results in the patient's inability to produce language

5

Lesion in the Wernicke's area would lead to the patient loosing their ability to ______ language

Wernicke's / Receptive aphasia
Lesion in the Wernicke's area would lead to the patient losing their ability to comprehend language

6

Which lobe is the primary visual cortex located in?

Occipital lobe

7

The ________ nucleus is involved in the Pupillary Light Reflex.

The Edinger-Westphal nucleus is involved in the Pupillary Light Reflex.