Neural Basis of Cognition

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Neural Basis of Cognition
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I. A. 1. Cell Body/Soma nucleus 2. Dendrites Receives messages 3. Axon Sends messages 4. Myelin Sheath : speeds conduction of message
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5. Synapse: gap between neurons across which neurotransmitters travel
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A. The Brain - Structure-Function Correlates
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1. Brainstem Pons Sensorimotor & balance functions Sleep Medulla Motor nuclei Vestibular functions Midbrain Sensory relays Reticular formation Arousal, consciousness, reflexes, pain regulation, respiration, heart functions
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Prenatal Brain Development
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2. Cerebellum Coordinated motor movements Skill learning Some aspects of implicit & procedural memory
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3. Cerebral Cortex Cortex Limbic System Emotional regulation Memory Basal Ganglia Movement Procedural memory
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Frontal Lobes Motor cortex Planning
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course PSY 43785 taught by Professor Reed during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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