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  1. • Relay station in brain
    • Processes most
    information to and from
    higher brain structures
    • Role in attention
    switching
  2. - Higher cognitive processes
    • Planning, judgment,
    decision-making, attention,
    impulse control, personality
  3. - Processes spatial and sensory
    information (somatosensory
    cortex)
  4. - Vision (primary visual cortex
  5. • Involved in muscle
    movements, learning, and
    memory
  6. - Symptoms include:
    • Difficulty starting and stopping voluntary movements
    • Tremors at rest
    • Stooped posture
    • Rigidity
    • Poor balance

5 True/False questions

  1. The Limbic System• Impose control over some
    instinctive behaviors
    • In mammals, it appears to
    inhibit some of these
    instinctive patterns
    - Key parts:
    - Hypothalamus
    - Amygdala
    - Hippocampus

          

  2. Botox: Relative of botulism
    toxin (induces paralysis)
    - Sometimes used to treat
    muscle spasms
    - Commonly used for cosmetic
    purposes

          

  3. LobotomyPartial Removal of Frontal Lobe
    • Involves destruction of brain
    tissue in the frontal lobe

          

  4. DopaminePartial Removal of Frontal Lobe
    • Involves destruction of brain
    tissue in the frontal lobe

          

  5. Cerebellum• Relay station in brain
    • Processes most
    information to and from
    higher brain structures
    • Role in attention
    switching

          

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