TAMIU Psychology 1301 exam 1 Part VIII

TAMIU Psychology 1301 exam 1 Part VIII - Association Areas...

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Midbrain  – Collection of brain structures in the middle of the brain responsible for coordinating  movement patterns, sleep, and arousal Forebrain  – Collection of upper-level brain structures including the thalamus, hypothalamus,  limbic system, and cerebral cortex. Limbic System  – Interconnected group of forebrain structures involved with emotions, drives,  and memory. Parietal Lobes  – Two lobes at the top of the brain where bodily sensations are interpreted Temporal Lobes  – Hearing, language comprehension, memory, and some emotional control Occipital Lobes  – Two lobes at the back of the brain or vision and visual perception.
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Unformatted text preview: Association Areas - So called quiet areas in the cerebral cortex involved in interpreting, integrating, and acting on information processed by other parts of the brain. Lateralization Specialization of the left and right hemispheres of the brain for particular operations. Split brain Separation of the brains two hemisphere Left side brain Language (Speaking, writing, reading) Right side brain Music/art, perceptual, and expression of emotions....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PSYCH 1301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at TAMU Intl..

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