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Unformatted text preview: reticular formation, and the medulla. These regions help with regulating the basic life processes, such as breathing, pulse, arousal, movement balance, sleep, and the early stage of processing sensory information. These are relevant in Psychology because for one the Cerebral Cortex is involved in a variety of higher cognitive, emotional, sensory, and motor functions. Psychology is a major part of studying ones brain functions and the hows and whys people act or do things....
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- Spring '11