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acytylcholine
induce muslce contractions
dopamine
inhibit (smooth) messages
serotonin
sleep and dreams
GABA
anxiety regulator
medulla
-base of medulla oblongata
-heart rate, bp, etc
pons
-forward bulge off medulla
-criss cross brain
cerebellum
-rear of medulla below cortex
-movement coordination, simple learning
reticular formation
-middle of stalk above medulla
-sleep and waking
tectum
-small bulge above cerebellum
-contains superior and inferior colliculus
superior colliculus
-in tectum (top)
-vision
inferior colliculus
-in tectum (bottom)
-sounds
substantia nigra
-where hindbrain joins midbrain
-releases dopamine, parkinsons?
thalamus
-centre of brain
-information relay to cerebral cortex
hypothalamus
-forward of substantia nigra at front of midbrain
-regulate endocrine system, moderate pituitary gland
limbic system
-arms diverging into each hemisphere
-contains amygdala and hippocampus
amygdala
-part of limbic system, end of hippocampus
-emotional control
hippocampus
-part of limbic system, connects brain and amygdala
-emotional control
occipital lobe
-rear of cortex
-vision
parietal lobe
-middle of cortex
-touch/temp/pain
frontal lobe
-front of cortex
-planning and descion making
primary motor cortex
-behind frontal lobe
-motor functions
primary somatosensory cortex
-in front of paretial lobe
-senses
temporal lobe
-sides of cortex
-sounds/talking/language
Broca's area
-in frontal lobe
-language production
Wernicke's area
-in temporal lobe
-language comprehension
corpus callosum
-center of brain
-connects hemispheres