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Brocas Area
understanding language and speech
Cerebellum
Walk, talk ,eat, basic motor functions
Frontal Lobe
Planning, solving problems, personality
Hippocampus
Forming and retrieving memories
Left Cerebral Hemisphere
controls the left side of your body,basically left side of brain
medulla
Involuntary bodyfunctions like heartbeat and digest
Motor Cortex
contol movements
Occipital Lobe
Processes visual information
Parietal Lobe
controls touch sensation and pressure
Right cerebal cortex
creative side controls left side of brain
Sensory Cortex
Receives info from spinal cord like touch
Temporal Lobe
visual memory/ hearing/smell
Thalamus
Controls input/output sensation pain and attention
Wernicke's Area
Understanding and formulating speech
nuerons
building blocks of simpicity
dendrite fibers
recieve information
axon fiber
pass on information to muscles
myelin sheath
layer of fatty tissue that isulate axons of some neuron that help impulses go faster
synapse
The junction betwwen two neurons
neurotransmitters
the release of chemical messengers
Acteylcholine
neurotransmitter for learning and memory
endorphins
"morphine within" natural opaquelike neuro transmitters linked to pain and pleasure
nervous system
The bodys speedy electrol chemical communication system consisting of all cells
central nervous system
the brain and spinal cord
soamtic neervous system
controls bodies skeletal muscles
autonomic nervous system
control muscles and glands of your internal organs
sympathetic nervous system
arouses the body mobilizing the body in stressful situations
parasympathetic nervous system
calms the body conserving its energy
reflex
automatic involuntary response to stimli