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Unformatted text preview: Exam 2 is on October 24th Review Session * Wednesday, February 23 (the day before the exam) * 2:00pm - 3:00pm * Campbell Hall, Room 204 The Motor System Cerebellar Function Controls muscle tone to hold posture Monitors positions of body parts and compares with the desired position Adjusts activity of motor cortex and spinal cord to smooth motions Important for the rapid, consecutive, and simultaneous movements Cognitive tasks: attention, emotion, language, motor Sagittal plane Motor areas of cerebral cortex Thalamus Corrective feedback Motor centers in brainstem Pons Pontine nuclei Direct pathways Indirect pathways Signals to lower motor neurons Sagittal section through brain and spinal cord Sensory signals from proprioceptors in muscles and joints, vestibular apparatus, and eyes Cortex of cerebellum 1 Sagittal plane Motor areas of cerebral cortex Corrective feedback Pons Direct pathways Indirect pathways Signals to lower motor neurons Sagittal section through brain and spinal cord Sensory signals from proprioceptors in muscles and joints, vestibular apparatus, and eyes Cortex of cerebellum 1 2 Thalamus Motor centers in brainstem Pontine nuclei Sagittal plane Motor areas of cerebral cortex Corrective feedback Pons Direct pathways Indirect pathways Signals to lower motor neurons...
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 253 taught by Professor Knight during the Spring '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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