Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 31, Nervous System - Assessment - 31.2 The Central Nervous System - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 916: 10



Work Step by Step

Option a. is incorrect. The medulla oblongata regulates autonomic functions such as breathing and digestion. Option c. is incorrect. The cerebellum coordinates motor activities. Option d. is incorrect. The brain stem is part of the autonomic nervous system and consists of the medulla oblongata, the midbrain, and the pons. Option b. is correct. The cerebrum controls voluntary behavior.
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