Mechanisms of sleep are poorly understood study of

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Unformatted text preview: m recruitment of muscle so that the muscle contracts when elongated (eccentric contraction) that recruits more muscle. Basal Nuclei in Motor control Feedback control of voluntary movement: Functions similar to cerebellum Select purposeful over unwanted movements Automatic performance of learned repetitive motions This is training, the repetitive movements mean that things are smoother. Stored to some extent. Integrated CNS Functions Manipulate symbols to encode thoughts and ideas Letters, words, sounds languge Two language areas: Wernicke’s area (left side) Language comprehension (understanding) Aphasia: cannot understand spoken or written; can speak words, but not understand them Broca’s area (left side) Language expression (speaking) Aphasia: can understand the words but not say them Sleep is an active process; requires...
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