Bio II[1] - Biological Foundations II CNS Architecture Bio II What distinguishes us from less cognitively-complex animals Centralization From

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Biological Foundations II CNS  Architecture
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Bio II What distinguishes us from less  cognitively-complex animals? Centralization From ganglion to the brain…
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Bio II Development of the brain region: Neural Plate Neural Plate folds into Neural Tube Forebrain, midbrain, and hindbrain emerge
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Hindbrain Medulla Pons Cerebellum
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Medulla Regulates cardiovascular and respiratory  systems. Integrates reflexes. Maintains balance of head and limbs with  respect to gravity.
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Pons Integration of movements (facial area). Regulates attention, sleep, dreaming.
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Cerebellum Well-developed in primates and humans. Deals with gravity. Integration of muscles, joints, and  tendons (coordination). Implicated in learning of new skills  (implicit).
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Cerebellum problems Bodily balance Wide stance or staggering gait  (drunk driving) Sequencing and timing of precise skilled 
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Leader during the Spring '07 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Bio II[1] - Biological Foundations II CNS Architecture Bio II What distinguishes us from less cognitively-complex animals Centralization From

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