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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 brain’s two hemisphere Left side brain – Language (Speaking, writing, reading) Right side brain – Music/art, perceptual, and expression of emotions....
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