brain - b Hypothalamus autonomic nervous system functions...

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1. 1Central nervous system a. Brain + spinal cord b. Protection - layers are called meninges i. Outermost - dura mater ii. Middle - arachnoid mater iii. Innermost - pia mater iv. CSF - cerebrospinal fluid 2. Cerebrum a. Lobes i. Frontal - primary motor area, language comprehension, intellect, small amount of olfaction ii. Parietal - somatosensory (touch, pain, pressure), gustation (taste) iii. Temporal - hearing, olfaction, memory iv. Occipital - vision b. Gyrus - elevated ridge of tissue c. Sulcus - shallow groove d. Fissure - very deep groove e. Contra lateral control - left side of brain controls right side of body and vice versa 3. Diencephalon a. Thalamus - sensory relay
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Unformatted text preview: b. Hypothalamus - autonomic nervous system functions, regulates pituitary gland, part of limbic system - drives and motions c. Epithalamus - pineal gland (regulates 24 hour days) 4. Brain stem a. Reticular formation - consciousness, allows filtering of information/stimuli, motor control of visceral organs (digestive, genital tracts) b. Midbrain - c. Pons, Medulla Oblongata - mechanical functions (swallowing, breathing, heartbeat, important shit) 5. Cerebellum - 50% of brains neurons located here a. Functions i. Balance and equilibrium ii. Motor coordination...
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