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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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- Spring '08