Unformatted text preview: Cerebellum
Located behind the brainstem It functions by means of intricate feedback circuits to monitor and
coordinate other areas of the brain involved in motor control. It receives signals concerning motor output from the cortex and sensory
information from receptors in muscles, tendons, joints and skin, as well as
from visual, auditory and vestibular end organs. Function - the major comparing, evaluating, and integrating center for
postural adjustments, locomotion, maintenance of equilibrium, perceptions of speed of body movement, and general motor coordination. Damage to the cerebellum results in impaired motor control. ...
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- Spring '09