Lecture 29 - Brain structures and functions I Four...

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Brain structures and functions I
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Four principal parts of the brain: 1) Cerebrum 2) Cerebellum 3) Diencephalon Thalamus Hypothalamus Epithalamus 4) Brain stem Pons Medulla oblongata Midbrain
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Cerebrum Functional areas of the cerebral cortex: 1) Sensory areas 2) Motor areas 3) Association areas
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Primary motor area Location: precentral gyrus in frontal lobe Function: voluntary activation of skeletal muscles Central Sulcus Precentral gyrus
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Premotor area (motor association area) Location : anterior to primary motor area in the frontal lobe Function : communicates with primary motor area and thalamus to coordinate complex learned movements Central Sulcus Premotor area
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Primary somatosensory area Location : post central gyrus in parietal lobe Function : receives sensory impulses from sensory receptors responding to touch, temperature and proprioception Central Sulcus Postcentral gyrus Primary somatosensory Area
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Sensory and motor inputs and outputs of the cerebral
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2010 for the course PSIO 201 taught by Professor Stanescu during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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Lecture 29 - Brain structures and functions I Four...

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