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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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- Spring '04
- Psychology, midbrain tectum, Hindbrain Pons