brain functions table

brain functions table - 2401 anatomy and physiology I Lab...

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2401 – anatomy and physiology I – Lab session Brain part Function Cerebrum Site of higher mental functions: conscious, thoughts, sensations, intellect, memory. Cerebral cortex Frontal lobe – primary motor cortex Parietal lobe - primary sensory cortex Occipital lobe – visual cortex Temporal lobe auditory and olfactory cortex All lobes * Voluntary control of skeletal muscles * Conscious perception of touch, pressure, vibration, pain, temperature and taste * Conscious perception of visual stimuli * Conscious perception of the auditory and olfactory stimuli * Integration and processing of sensory data; processing and initiation of motor activities. Cerebellum Gray matter Cerebral cortex and nuclei White matter * Adjust ongoing movements on the basis of comparison between arriving sensation to sensation previously experienced * Involuntary coordination and control of ongoing body movements * Connects (functionally) the cerebellum with other parts of the CNS (cerebral cortex, mesencephalon, diencephalons,
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