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17 Cards in this Set

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Things like the instincts of survival, dominance, mating and the basic functions of respiration, heartbeat
Spinal Cord
Carries information up to the brain and instructions back down.
Medulla Oblongata
autonomic functions like respiration, digestion and heart rate
The Pons
evel of arousal or conciousness and sleep
Mostly deals with movement. It regulates and coordinates movement, posture and balance
Limbic System
emotional brain
It helps in storing and classifying emotionally charged memories. It plays a large role in producing our emotions, especially fear.
It's primary role is in memory formation, classifying information, long-term memory.
It monitors and controls your circadian rhythms, homeostasis, apetite, thirst, other bodily urges
The Thalamus is THE relay station in the brain. Most of the sensory signals, auditory, visual, somatosensory
Language, abstract thought, conciousness and imagination.
Frontal Lobe
Reasoning, problem solving, judgement, impulse control.
Parietal Lobe
Pain and touch sensation
Temporal Lobe
Auditory and language
Occipital Lobe
Visual sensation and processing
Broca's Area
Controls speech, language recognition and facial nerves
Corpus Callosum
Neural bridge that connects the two hemispheres to each other