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Unformatted text preview: Atypical Notes: The Brain Brain: - Brain stem: located at base of the brain o Hindbrain: provides essential regulation of autonomic activities Medulla Pons Cerebellum: controls motor coordination o Midbrain: coordinates movement with sensory input Reticular activating system (RAS) contributes to processes of arousal and tension. o Diencephalon Thalamus Hypothalamus • Both essential to the regulation of behavior and emotion - For e br ai n o Lim bic/ bor d e r s y s t e m Hipp o c a m p u s Cing ul a t e g yr u s Septu m Amy g d al a • Re g ul a t e e m o tio n al e x p e ri e n c e s a n d e x pr e s sio n s a n d pl a y a si g nific a n t rol e in l e ar ni n g a n d im p ul s e c o n tr ol • Re g ul a t e s t h e b a sic d riv e s of s e x, a g gr e s sio n, h u n g e r, a n d t hirs t o Ba s al g a n gli a Ca u d a t e n u cl e u s • Re g ul a t e s , or g a niz e s , a n d filt e r s infor m a tio n r el a t e d t o c o g nitio n s, e m o tio n s, m o o m o t or fuc tion o Cer e br al c or t e x: giv e s u s di s tin c tly h u m a n q u aliti e s Two h e mi s p h e r e s : • Left: v e r b al a n d o t h e r c o g nitiv e pr o c e s s e s • Righ t: s o ci al p e r c e p tio n a n d cr e a tivity 4 Lob e s of t h e Br ain: 1) Pari e t al lob e s: int e gr a t e a u dit ory, vis u al, a n d t a c tile si g n al s; i m m a t ur e u n til a g e 1 6 2 ) Front al lob e s: s elf-c o n trol, ju d g m e n t , e m o tio n al r e g ul a tio n, r e s tr u c t ur e d in t e e n y e a r s a . Are a of t h e b r ai n loc a t e d a t t h e fro n t of e a c h c er e b r al h e mi s p h e r e; r e s p o n sibl e for t h e f u nc tio n s u n d e rlyin g m u c h of o u r t hinkin g a n d r e a s o ni n g a biliti e s, inclu din g m e m o ry. 3) Cor p u s c allos u m : int ellig e n c e , c o n s cio u s n e s s , a n d s elf-a w a r e n e s s ; r e a c h e s full m a t u rity in 2 4) Te m p or al lob e s: e m o tio n al m a t u rity; s till d e v elo pi n g aft e r a g e 1 6 ...
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