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Facial muscles motor homunculus upside down in our

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Unformatted text preview: ry motor cortex somatosensory cortex Parietal lobe Primary Motor Cortex communication. facial muscles motor homunculus upside down in our brain, feet at top, mouth lower not represented by size of appendage, represented by usage, digits/thumb bigger than arm 10 4/21/13 Parietal Lobe sensory; receives sensory info •  Somatosensory cortex memory –  Conscious awareness of general somatic senses –  Precisely localize the stimulus received •  Wernicke s recognizes speech –  Overlaps in temporal lobe The Brain Frontal lobe Somatosensory cortex Parietal lobe 11 4/21/13 Somatosensory Cortex sensory homunculus Temporal Lobe •  Hearing •  Vision –  Visual association area for facial recognition •  Olfaction smell 12 4/21/13 Occipital Lobe •  Visual cortex interprets what we see Major Components of the Brain hi sophia's mom Thalamus Hypothalamus Cerebellum Brain stem 13 4/21/13 Major Components of the Brain •  Thalamus –  Relay station for all synaptic input –  Crude awareness of sensation –  Motor control Major Components of the Brain •  Hypothalamus –  Homeostasis such as temperature control, thirst, urine output, food intake –  Endocrine role hormones –  Regulation of sleep-wake cycle –  Formation of memory 14 4/21/13 Major Components of the Brain •  Cerebellum –  Maintenance of balance –  Coordination and planning of skilled voluntary muscle activity ipsilateral same side, right cerebellu...
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