06_Nervous_System_6 - the optic nerve Temporal lobe...

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Psychology 2: Introduction to Psychology Day 6 topics The nervous system Introductory neuroanatomy Divisions in the nervous system Central nervous system Peripheral nervous system Brain and spinal cord CNS’s connection to body Peripheral Nervous System Somatic division Control of muscles Autonomic division Sympathetic pumps you up Parasympathetic brings you back down Central Nervous System Spinal cord Motor, sensory fibers Reflexes moderated by spinal cord Central Nervous System Brain CEO of the nervous system Major divisions : Hindbrain Midbrain Forebrain Cerebral cortex Subcortical structures Hindbrain
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Midbrain Substantia Nigra Forebrain Forebrain: Limbic system (subcortical) Forebrain: Basal ganglia (subcortical) Impaired in what disorder? Forebrain: Cerebral cortex Why is the cortex wrinkled? Gyrus vs. sulcus
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Occipital lobe Processes visual information Eye Æ occipital lobe via
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Unformatted text preview: the optic nerve Temporal lobe Audition (hearing) Language sound into meaning Concepts map to previous knowledge Parietal lobe Touch perception somatosensory cortex Spatial localization where things are in space Frontal lobe Movement direct connection to spine Higher-order cognition thinking, planning, judgment memory Sets us apart from other species massively developed Topographic organization in the brain What regions get the most cortex for movement ? Why? Motor: Frontal Touch: Parietal Summary of the brain Hindbrain Pons, reticular formation, cerebellum Midbrain Tectum, tegmentum, substantia nigra Forebrain Subcortical Thalamus, corpus callosum, hypothalamus, amygdala, hippocampus, basal ganglia Cerebral cortex Occipital, parietal, temporal, frontal topographic organization...
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