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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style The Brain Lecture Outline Anatomy & function of the brain Neuron basics Neurotransmitters & diseases Movement Blood brain barrier Brain development Imaging Technology Learning Brain health Anatomy & Brain Function Cerebral Cortex Functions of the Brain Thinking Planning Decision-making Problem-solving Movement Memory Emotion Hearing Language (concentrated on left side) Vision Sensat ion Cerebellum Balance Corpus Callosum The Split Brain Regions of the Brain Limbic System Thalamus Sensory relay station Amygdala Mood, feeling, instinct, fear Hippocampus Memory formation Hypothalamus Master regulatory structure Biological Clock Motivation Cerebellum Coordination Balance Fine muscle movement Midbrain Pons Medulla Cerebellum The Brainstem : Primitive life- support functions If severed, BP to zero, breathing would stop, death would follow Damage - coma Medulla Vital involuntary functions (B, HR, BP urination, orgasm) Pons Sleep & arousal Reticular formation Sleep, arousal, attention Nerve Cell Communication CELL BODY AXON Myelin sheath Schwann cell Node of Ranvier Synaptic terminals Dendrites Nucleus Synapses The Neuron Nerve Cell Communication Action Potential The Synapse...
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This note was uploaded on 08/03/2011 for the course HPS 1040 taught by Professor Surrency during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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