PsychCS - Brocas area (impairing speaking) or to Wernickes...

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Unformatted text preview: Brocas area (impairing speaking) or to Wernickes area (impairing understanding) Motor cortex- an area at the rear of the frontal lobes that controls voluntary movements Sensory cortex- the area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body touch and movement sensations Parietal lobes- receives sensory input for touch and body position Occipital lobes; includes the visual areas Temporal lobes- receives auditory Frontal lobes- involved in speaking and muscle movements and in making plans and judgments Cerebral cortex- the intricate fabric of interconnected neural cells that covers the cerebral hemispheres; the bodys climate control and information processing Limbic system-associated with emotions such as fear and aggression and drives such as those for food and sex. Includes the hippocampus, amygdale, and hypothalamus Amygdale- linked to emotion Hypothalamus- linked to emotion Hippocampus- linked to memory cerebellum- the little brain attached to the rear of the brainstem; its functions include processing sensory input and coordinating...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Turtle during the Spring '11 term at Jacksonville College.

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PsychCS - Brocas area (impairing speaking) or to Wernickes...

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