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Nervous System
cells that carry info to all parts of the body
Neuroscience
structure and function of neurons, nerves, and nervous tissue
Acetycholine
memory and stimulous movement
Seratonin
mood, sleep, and appetite
GABA
sleep and inhibits movement
Glutabate
memory formation
Norepinephrine
arousal and mood
Dopamine
control of movement and sensation of pleasure
Endorphins
pain relief
Deep lesioning
thin wire inserted into sends electrical pulse that kills cells
Electrical stimulation of the brain
electric current neurons react recieve message
Electronencephalograph
record brain wave patterns surface of brain
Computed tomography(CT)
controlled x-rays of the brain
Magnetic resonance imaging(MRI)
radio wave and magnetic fields of body for images of brain
Positron emission tomography
radioactive sugar see where brain is affected.
Four lobes of the brain
Occipital, Parietal, Temporal and Frontal
Cerebral cortex
controls complex thoughts
corpus collosum
connects left and right hemisphered
hypothalamus
regulates the amount of fear, thirst, sexual drive and aggressiveness
Pituatary gland
regulates endocrine glands
Pons
relays messages b/w cerebellum and cortex
Medulla
nerves cross from one side of body to opposite side of brain
Reticular formation
controls arousal and attention
Cerebellum
controls balance maintains muscle coordination
Hippocampus
emotions, ability to remember, and compare sensory info to expectations
Thalamus
relays info from sensory organs to cerebral cortex