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We first become aware of pain at this level of the diencephalon; however, this structure does not allow us to determine the type of pain or locate the source of the pain.
part of the dienciphalon that controls the pituitary gland; also helps control the autonomic nervous system, water balance, and body temperature
the precentral gyrus of this cerebral lobe is the major motor cortex; nerve impulses that originate in the motor area control voluntary muscle activity
plays key role in personality development, emotional and behavioral expression, and performance of high level thinking and learning tasks
Cerebral lobe that contains the auditory cortex (hearing) and the olfactory area (smell)
Part of the brain stem called the vital center because it regulates vital processes such as blood pressure, heart rate, and respirations
this widespread group of cells is concerned with the sleep-wake cycle and consciousness; signals passing from this structure to the cerebral cortex keep us awake
brain structure that protrudes from under the occipital lobe; concerned primarily with the coordination of skeletal muscle activity
part of the brain stem that receives information form the chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ)
convolution that is located on the parietal lobe immediately posterior to the central sulcus
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