The Brain--Chapter 4_BB

The Brain--Chapter 4_BB - Neuroscience and Behavior Chapter...

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Neuroscience and Behavior
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Chapter 4 Overview Nervous System Neural Communication Endocrine System The Brain
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The Brain Older brain structures The Hindbrain Cerebellum—motor  coordination, involved  in balance and posture Medulla—contains vital  centers for breathing  and heart rate Pons—(means bridge)  consists of fibers that  connect the 2  hemispheres, helps  coordinate movements Reticular formation— relay station, related to  arousal state in  organism
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The brain
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The brain Brain structures Thalamus Lies just  above the  brainstem,  well  surrounded  by cortex  Very  important  relay station,  receives info  from most of  the senses,  then it send  message  back out to  receptive  cortex
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The brain Limbic System Doughnut-shaped,   between the brain’s  older parts and its  cerebral hemisphere
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The brain The limbic  system Amygdala—
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