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Brain Anatomy 02

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Friday, October 3 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Friday, October 3 2008.

The arcuate fasciculus connects which of the following areas?

 
        A) Visual cortex and Wernicke's area
 
        B) The left frontal lobe with the right frontal lobe
 
        C) The medial geniculate nucleus and primary visual cortex
 
        D) Wernicke's area and Broca's area
 
        E) The lateral geniculate nucleus and primary visual cortex
 

 


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A) Visual cortex and Wernicke's area

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The arcuate fasciculus is a bidirectional connection between Broca's area and Wernicke's area.  (See References)

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B) The left frontal lobe with the right frontal lobe

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The arcuate fasciculus is a bidirectional connection between Broca's area and Wernicke's area.  (See References)

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C) The medial geniculate nucleus and primary visual cortex

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The arcuate fasciculus is a bidirectional connection between Broca's area and Wernicke's area.  (See References)

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D) Wernicke's area and Broca's area

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The arcuate fasciculus is a bidirectional connection between Broca's area and Wernicke's area.  (See References)

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E) The lateral geniculate nucleus and primary visual cortex

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The arcuate fasciculus is a bidirectional connection between Broca's area and Wernicke's area.  (See References)

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References:

1. Kandel, E.R., Schwartz, J.H., and Jessel, T.M. (2000). Principles of Neural Science, 4th ed. McGraw-Hill, New York. (ISBN:0838577016)Advertising:
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Brain Anatomy 02
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Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/03/2008
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