Module 2, Unit 2 - Brain Lab

Module 2, Unit 2 - Brain Lab - controls sight The Brain...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Area Location Function Cerebellum The cerebellum is between the brain stem and the rear of the cerebrum. Controls posture, balance and coordination. It takes over many learned physical skills. Parietal Lobe At the top of the head. Neurons process touch and sensation information (heat, cold, pressure, pain, etc.), and with the help of the primary motor area, controls voluntary action. Temporal Lobe At the sides of the head above the ears. Has several functions including hearing, speech perception and some kinds of memory. Frontal Lobe Lies underneath the forehead. Controls planning, reasoning, movement and some aspects of speech. Occipital Lobe Lies at the back of the head, just above the cerebellum. Processes and interprets sensory information from the eyes and
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: controls sight. The Brain Stem – Name the three parts of the brain stem Located underneath the limbic system. Three parts of brain stem: 1. Midbrain 2. Pons 3. Medulla Manages sleeping and waking, digestion, body temperature, and elimination of wastes. Maintains life without conscious life or higher-level brain action. Corpus Callosum Bundle of fibers that connect the left and right hemispheres of the brain. Carries the messages needed to coordinate and integrate left- and right- brain function. Limbic System & Thalamus- The two parts of the limbic system essential to forming memories are hippocampus and the amyglada.- The thalamus channels impulses from all senses except smell to the cerebral cortex....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern