TA.BRAIN1 - Nervous system Brain and Nervous System Brain...

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1 Brain and Nervous System Brain structure Nerve cells (neurons) Nervous system communication Electrical activity Chemical activity Response to experience Brain and behavior research Copyright @2011 Robin Lea West 2 Nervous system peripheral n. system central n. system brain spinal cord forebrain midbrain hindbrain cerebrum Copyright @2006 Robin Lea West 3 BRAIN STRUCTURE layers hemispheres lobes 4 Brain structure lower layers direct basic functions top layer is forebrain for "thinking" 5 Forebrain hypothalamus limbic system cerebrum or cerebral cortex 6 Forebrain:Limbic system hypothalamus biological needs/drives
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7 Forebrain:Limbic system emotion in amygdala memory in hippocampus 8 Forebrain:Cerebral cortex complex thinking consciousness association areas top layer 9 Left and right cerebrum Left and right hemispheres corpus callosum 10 Cerebral specialization right and left hemispheres have specialized abilities
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Dobson during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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TA.BRAIN1 - Nervous system Brain and Nervous System Brain...

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