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LABORATORY13Nervous System and SensesEXERCISE QUESTIONSThe Human Brain (LM pages 170171)Label Figure 13.3.a.brain stem;b.midbrain;c.pons;d.medulla oblongata;e.cerebrum;f.thalamus;g.diencephalon;h.hypothalamus;i.cerebellumTable 13.1Summary of Brain FunctionsPartMajor FunctionsCerebrumCommunicates with and coordinates activities of other partsCerebellumHelps produce smooth, voluntary, coordinated movementsDiencephalonThalamusReceives sensory input except smell and passes much of it on to thecerebrumHypothalamusHelps maintain homeostasisBrain stemMidbrainRelay station that has centers for visual, auditory, and tactile responsesPonsRelay station between cerebellum and rest of CNS; helps medullaoblongata regulate breathing rate and certain reflexesMedullaoblongataContains reflex centers for regulating heartbeat, breathing, andvasoconstriction; also has reflex centers for head movements in responseto visual and auditory stimuliWhich parts of the brain would work together to achieve the following?1. Good eye-hand coordinationcerebrum and cerebellum2.Concentrating on homework when TV is playingthalamus and cerebrum3.Avoiding dark alleys while walking home at nightcerebrum and midbrain4.Keeping the blood pressure constanthypothalamus and medulla oblongata
Cerebral Lobes (LM page 171)Write the name of a sense next to the appropriate lobe in Figure 13.4.

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