CBP AP 5 Neuroendocrine SOUL

CBP AP 5 Neuroendocrine SOUL - CBP AP 5 Neuroendocrine SOUL

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LR/CC/CBP CNS Change in relative proportions during evolution L Hindbrain dominated early CNS as an extension of spinal cord handling locomotor reflexes. Includes the cerebellum as coordinating centre L Forebrain later became more dominant , ultimately the cerebrum composing 85% of brain mass in humans L Corresponding to increasingly sophisticated integration and processing of signals
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LR/CC/CBP Human Brain Cerebellum L Coordinates muscles for posture & balance Brain Stem L Medulla oblongata, heart rate, breathing, swallowing L Pons, ascending & descending tracts, relay between cerebellum and rest of brain L Midbrain, visual/auditory reflex centre L Reticular Formation, cyclic activities, sleep cycle
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LR/CC/CBP Limbic System Thalamus L Sensory input processing L Coordinates muscle signals with cerebellum Hypothalamus L Integrates basal metabolism, homeostasis L Controls pituitary gland Amygdala L Emotions, moods, anger, pleasure, hunger Hippocampus L Memory
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LR/CC/CBP Cerebrum Centre of conscious thought Main activity in cerebral cortex; packed with non- myelinated neurons Medulla; inner areas myelinated neurons for rapid signal transfer to other parts of brain Formed of Left & Right hemispheres Linked bundles of nerve fibres Cross-over in the corpus callosum Hemispheres control opposite side of the body
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LR/CC/CBP Brain Maps Different areas of cerebrum associated with different mental functions
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This note was uploaded on 07/04/2011 for the course BIO microbiolo taught by Professor Point during the Spring '09 term at HKU.

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CBP AP 5 Neuroendocrine SOUL - CBP AP 5 Neuroendocrine SOUL

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