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Even though the brain makes up only ___ percent of the body, it uses ____ percent of the body's energy supply
2%, 20%
Basic functions of nerves have remained seeentially unchanged for _____ million years
500
West nile fever and Japanese encephalitis are examples of diseases caused by _______.
Arbobiruses
Research has demonstrated that the ______ is the processing center in the brain for short-term memory.
hippocampus
An average brain weighs____.
3LBS
The techniques, such as ________ can detect a constant stream of electrical signals.
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Brian imaging techniques, such as ________ and ________, can easily visualize damage to different regions of the brain.
Cat, MRI
The brain can not survive more than a few minutes without __________ or _________.
Oxygen, Glucose
__________ cells are operated by a combination of electrical currents and chemical transmitters.
Nerve
Neurotransmitters are released into the _______ ________ when released by the axon.
Synaptic Cleft