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Unformatted text preview: Thalamus- sensory switchboard Reticular Formation- filters stimuli going to thalamus Limbic System hippocampus- memory amygdala- aggression and fear hypothalamus- hunger, thirst, body temp, and sexual behavior, monitors blood chemistry Cerebral Cortex- ultimate control and infor processing center wrinkled to increase surface area motor cortex- can be mapped, each part is devoted to a body part sensory cortex- "" association areas- integrate information, link sensory inputs w/ stored memory in all 4 lobes frontal lobes- judgement, planning, and processing of new memories parietal lobes- math and spatial reasoning right temporal lobe- recognize faces aphasia- impairment of language Corpus Callosum- wide band of axon fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres Split Brain- condition where the hemispheres are isolated by cutting corpus collosum...
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- Spring '08