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The Brain Two Lecture 9-21-10 - The Brain Part Two The...

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The Brain Part Two
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The Brain: The Hindbrain, Midbrain and Forebrain
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The HINDBRAIN Medulla, Pons and Cerebellum
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Medulla: regulates automatic functioning, circulation, breathing, muscle tone, reflexes (sneezing/salivating). These are the parts responsible for critical life functioning You cannot survive if it is destroyed
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Pons: regulates sleeping, waking, and dreaming Cerebellum: balance and coordination of movement; analyzes sensory information (part of being balanced has to do with feeling around); may play a role in remembering simple skills, problem solving 10 percent of the brain When you’ve been drinking, you don’t analyze sensory information, coordination of movement is off: ALCOHOL AFFECTS CEREBELLUM
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The MIDBRAIN Talks about reticular formation, tectum
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Reticular Formation: modulates muscle reflexes, pain perception; active in states of arousal. Damage to this area may result in comas Tectum: involved in auditory and visual responses Tegmentum: controls some motor function, it seems to be responsible for regulating awareness and attention and some automatic functions (breathing, ciculation, etc.)
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Tectum: vision and hearing Tegmentum: helps function of movement and arousal
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The FOREBRAIN
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Thalamus: relays motor impulses out of the brain; directs incoming sensory messages to higher centers Hypothalamus: hunger, thirst, emotion, sex and reproduction, core body temperature and the autonomic nervous system (the 4 F’s) Fighting, fleeing, feeding, and mating (fucking)
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