APK 2100 Tillman Exam Two Supplement

APK 2100 Tillman Exam Two Supplement - APK 2100 Applied...

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Applied Human Anatomy, Page 1 of 6 Einstein’s Notes © 3/3/2008 APK 2100 Tillman Spring 2008 Exam Two Supplement Visit our website at www.HowIGotAnA.com! APK 2100 Applied Human Anatomy Professor Tillman Exam Two Supplement Spring 2008 CORRECTION TO MAIN PACKET! On page 18 of the main packet, under the heading “Cerebrospinal fluid,” the term “cerebrafroduct” is supposed to be cerebral aqueduct. Please note the adjustment when studying, and apologies for the inconvenience. -Einstein’s Notes February 29, 2008 Friday Special areas of the brain – Language Both the frontal and the parietal lobes are involved in speech in different ways. Broca’s area , located in the frontal lobe, sends the signal telling your muscles how to form the words you want to say to the pregyrus, which then sends the message to the muscles. Wernike’s area is located in the parietal lobe. This area focuses on language comprehension. Basically, this region determines what it is that you want to say. Aphasia is a general word that means disorder. Wernike’s aphasia leads to nonsense sentences because you are unable to comprehend and process what you want to say in words. Connections within the brain Cerebral white matter, which is myelinated, acts to transfer information within the brain. There are three structures designed to transmit signals. First are association fibers, which stay on one side of the cerebrum or are isolated within one hemisphere. Second, the corpus callosum , made up of commissural fibers , connects the right and left hemispheres.
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Applied Human Anatomy, Page 2 of 6 Einstein’s Notes © 3/3/2008 APK 2100 Tillman Spring 2008 Exam Two Supplement Visit our website at www.HowIGotAnA.com! Lastly, projection fibers allow for crossing over. Basal Ganglia are involved in starting, stopping, and regulating the intensity of voluntary movements. They may also play a role in selecting the appropriate muscles to move. Parkinson’s disease is due to problems with the basal ganglia.
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