lecture 5 psych - TheBrainPartTwo TheHindbrain Medulla o

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 The Brain Part Two  The Hindbrain Medulla o Regulates automatic functioning o Circulation o Breathing o Muscle tone o Reflexes  o Sneezing/salivating o Cant survive if destroyed Pons o Regulates sleeping o Walking and dreaming Cerebellum o Balance and coordination of movement o Analyzes sensory information o May play a role in remembering simple skills o Problem solving The Midbrain  Reticular Formation o Modulates muscle reflexes o Pain perception o Active inn states of arousal  o Damage results in comas Tectum o Involved in auditory and visual responses Tagmentum o Controls some motor functions o Regulates awareness and attention and some autonomic  functions The Forebrain  Thalamus
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o Relays motor impulses out of the brain  o Directs incoming sensory messages to higher centers Hypothalamus Hunger, thirst Emotion  Sex and reproduction Controls body temperature Autonomic nervous system  4 f’s (fighting, feeding, fleeing, mating) Pituitary Gland Master gland governed by the hypothalamus Limbic System Loosely interconnected structures involved in emotions No clear boundaries  Amygdala  Evaluates sensory info 
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Schreier during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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