The Nervous System Part 1

The Nervous System Part 1 - Behavioral Neuroscience A...

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Behavioral Neuroscience 0. A subfield of psychology that studies the links among the brain, nervous system, and behavior. Nerves 0. A neuron is a single nerve cell. 1. A nerve is 2. Inside the CNS, bundles of axons are called ______________________and a 3. group of cell bodies is called_________________________. 4. Inside the PNS, a group of cell bodies is called Evolution: 0. The lower structures in the brain evolved first, then the middle structures, and finally the cerebral cortex evolved last. 1. The diagram shows variations in brain sizes. The Brain Stem 2. The hindbrain is composed of the medulla, pons, reticular formation and cerebellum. The Medulla (oblongata) 0. The medulla is located at the top of the spinal cord. 1. Its primary functions include: 2. Regulating life functions such as:
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3. Also a crossover point for nerves that connect with the opposite side of the body 1. What would happen if the medulla was seriously damaged? 2. In order to save the person, he or she would need to be placed on life support and probably would never recover. The Pons (bridge) 0. The pons is just above the medulla. 1. It contains centers 4. It helps connect the higher and lower centers together 5. and the 6. The 7. ______________________pass through here on the way 8. Damage to the pons can put the person into a coma.
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