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List the components of the Telencephalon
Cerebral Cortex
Rhinencephalon
Basal Ganglia
Limbic System
List the components of the Diencephalon
Pineal gland
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
List the components of the Mesencephalon.
Superior colliculus
Inferior colliculus
Name the lobes of the cerebral cortex.
Frontal
Temporal
Parietal
Occipital
What is the general function of the frontal lobe?
somatic sensory and motor
What is the general function of the temporal lobe?
olfactory
What is the general function of the parietal lobe?
auditory
What is the general function of the occipital lobe?
vision
What are the two parts of the Rhinencephalon?
olfactory
hippocampus (non-olfactory)
What is the general function of the hippocampus?
emotion
recent memory
autonomic function
What is the general function of the basal ganglia?
automatic movement
What is the general function of the limbic system?
emotion
behaviours
What is the general function of the pineal gland?
circadian rhythm
oestrus cycles
some endocrine
What is the general function of the thalamus?
recognition (no localisation)
limited interpretation
relay centre
What is the general function of the hypothalamus?
sleep/wakefulness
temperature regulation
H2O balance
appetite
emotion
What is the general function of the superior colliculus?
reflexes associated with light
What is the general function of the inferior colliculus?
reflexes associated with sound
What are the componants of the metencephalon?
pons
cerebellum
What are the components of the cerebellum?
neocerebellum (dentate nucleus)
archicerebellum
What is the general function of the pons?
Connecting neural bundles
What is the general function of the neocerebellum?
motor activity:
- limb coordination
- posture
- muscle tone
What is the general function of the archicerebellum?
equilibrium:
- equilibrium
- muscle tone
- axial posture
What are the components of the myelencephalon?
medulla
What is the general function of the medulla?
control centres
cranial nerve origins
relay pathways
What are two structures of the medulla, and what is their significance?
trapezoid bodies - auditory nerves decuss here
pyramids - upper motor neurons decuss here