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Review o False. Central pattern generators are commonly located in the cerebral cortex. o Involves changes on the presynaptic neuron presynaptic facilitation o Involves changes on the postsynaptic neuron long-term potential o Would limit transmission of information presynaptic inhibition The Brain Stem Division: o Midbrain o Pons o Medulla Control: Examples o autonomic functions Respiration Cardiovascular function Gastrointestinal function Blood pressure o Movements Postural responses Balance Visual tracking Reflexes o Alters spinal cord functions Reflexes Drives the central pattern generators “Important” structures
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o Reticular formation o Red nuclus o Cranial nerves and nuclei o Ascending and descending tracts Reticular formation o Comprised of interneurons and nerve fibers throughout the brain stem o Charts Reticular formation and movement o Wakefulness “reticular activating system”—cells project to thalamus then the cortex
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