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CLAUSTRUM
a structure in the brain that is important for visual attention. It also has some somatosensory function.
clearity
Foramina
openings in the skull for the passage of nerves and blood vessels.
amina amina amina amina
Pineal
A small brain structure located behind the thalamus. The pineal is thought to be involved with regulating some biological rhythms. The pineal produces a hormone called Melatonin
melatonin
levels can influence the hypothalamus and pituitary gland and may affect appetite and sleep.
the meninges
they are a series of 3 membranes (dura mater, arachnoid, pia mater) that cover the brain and spinal cord
dura..., pia..., and a spider
Endorphin
endogenous opiate found in many areas of the brain. Acts as the brain's own pain inhibitory system
Has "morphine-like" action.
Astrocyte(Astroglia) & Microglia
the first are Star-shaped cells that provide physical and nutritional support for neurons: 1) clean up brain "debris"; 2) transport nutrients to neurons; 3) hold neurons in place; and wit microglia...4) digest parts of dead neurons; 5) regulate content of extracellular space
keep order
Oligodendroglia
Provide the insulation (myelin) to neurons in the central nervous system.
Satellite Cells
Physical support to neurons in the peripheral nervous system.
Schwann Cells
Provide the insulation (myelin) to neurons in the peripheral nervous system.
• Language
• Math
• Logic
Left Hemisphere
It shares information through the corpus callosum with the other side
• Spatial abilities
• Face recognition
• Visual imagery
• Music
Right Hemisphere
It shares information through the corpus callosum with the other side
Plesiomorphous
Nearly alike in form
left and right hemispheres
Duh!
Maybe you thought I was a lot dumber than you thought I’d think, But I don’t think I’m a lot dumber than you thought I’d think that I thought I was once
Maybe you thought I was a lot dumber...
What does sound trigger?
Scientifically it’s proven that sounds trigger the CA-3 region of the hippocampus region in the long term memory
I need some music to remember!