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bring info to cell body
dendrites
bind to receptors on dendrite
neurotransmitters
take information away from cell body
axons
communicate through an electrochemical process
neurons
regulates body temp, satiety, thirst
hypothalamus
hypothalamus regulates… (3 things)
…body temp, satiety, thirst
sensory relay system
thalamys
5 functions of cerebral cortex
thought, voluntary movement, language, reasoning, perception
bumps of cerebral cortex
gyri
folds of cerebral cortex
sulci
4 methods of studying brain
lesions, stimulation, eeg, brain imaging
eeg measures…
…electrical impulses
regulates pleasure, goal-seeking
nucleus accumbens
nucleus acumens regulates… (2 things)
pleasure, goal-seeking