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What is the fx of the thalamus?
major sensory relay center except for smell
What is the fx of the hypothalamus?
sleep-wake cycle, temperature regulation, agression, sex, hunger and thrist.
What is the function of the amydala?
Agression
What is the function of the septum?
moderately effects agression
Name the subcortical structures
Hypothalamus, hippocampus, amygdala, septum, parts of the thalamus and parts of the frontal and temporal lobe.
What is Kluver-Bucy Syndrome?
Damage to the front of the temporal lobe and the amygdala = unusually sexual behavior or placidity.
What does the brain stem consist of?
Pons (upper) facial expression, sleep, resp, movement and cardio activity. Medulla (lower)
What is the Reticular Activating System?
A diffuse set of cells in the medulla, pons, hypothalmus and the hippo. It is a filter for incoming sensory info.