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19 Cards in this Set

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Primary Sensory Area
receives sensory info related to pain, temp, pressure, and vibration
Visual area
info related to vision
Auditory area
info related to hearing
Olfactory area
info related to smell
Primary Motor area
movement of specific muscles
Premotor area
learned motor activities
Broca's Motor Speech area
motor activities for speech
Prefrontal cortex
intellectual processes, predict consequences and goal-oriented behaviors
Wernicke's area
language comprehension and interpretation
Somatosensory Association area
interprets, analyzes, and evaluates sensory info
General interpretive area (gnostic)
memories associated with sensation, integrates sensory info
Association areas for various senses
interprets info related to various senses
medulla oblongata
pathway for motor and sensory b/w brain and spinal cord

cardiac center: regulates heart rate and F of contraction

Respiratory center: basic rhythm of respriation

vasomotor center: BP

Nonvital reflex center: swallowing, vomiting, coughing, sneezing, and hiccuping
pons varolii
link cerebellum w/ cerebrum, brain stem and spinal cord
auditory and visual reflexes

superior colliculi - visual

inferior colliculi - auditory
motor coordination, balance, and equilibrium
corpus callosum

conveys info b/w the two hemisphere
relay station sensory impulses to cerebrum from spinal cord, brain stem, and cerebellum

determines rhythm or pattern of cerebral activity (EEG)
maintain homeostasis

controls autonomic nervous system, endocrine system, sleep-wake patterns, hunger, thirst, body temp, emotions, sexual responses