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Unformatted text preview: b) Hypothalamus – involved in sleep, eating behaviors and control of body temperature c) Pituitary gland – produces and controls hormones d) Limbic system – a set of forebrain structures, involved in emotion and memory e) Basal ganglia – movement initiation 4. Ventricles – filled with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) 5. Cerebral Cortex – six layers a) Occipital lobe – visual processing b) Parietal lobe – proprioception, memory c) Temporal lobe – memory, emotion, hearing d) Frontal lobe – movement, memory, personality The Blood-Brain Barrier 1. Protects the brain from substances carried in the blood 2. What gets in? a) Small, uncharged molecules (ex = oxygen & carbon dioxide) b) Fat-soluble molecules (ex = drugs) 3. Active transport a) requires energy b) glucose, amino acids, vitamins, hormones...
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- Spring '10
- Psychology, Central Nervous