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9/23/1001:40Brain structures and their FunctionsBrain stemMedullaCenter for breathing, blood pressure, and heartbeatPonsProvides input to other brain stem structures and cerebellumReticular FormationDense network of nerve cells that arouses the brain to new stimulationThalamusRelays incoming sensory information to the cerebral cortexCerebellumCoordinates bodily movements, controls posture, and maintains equilibriumThe Limbic SystemHippocampusAcquisition of implicit memoryAmygdala (ancient brain)

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Term
Fall
Professor
Guarnaccia
Tags
Psychology, Neuroanatomy, Corpus callosum, Functions Brain stem

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