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Contains vital centers that regulate heartbeat, breathing, blood pressure, vomiting, and coughing
Smoothes and coordinates skilled skeletal muscle movement; also posture and balance or equilibrium
controls and integrates the autonomic nervous system; regulates hormones, emotional behavior, temperature, eating, and drinking behavior
Interprets sensory input, controls skilled skeletal muscle movements, and is involved in emotional and intellectual processes
relays all sensory input to the cerebral cortex; involved in skeletal muscle actions and memory processing
sac that envelops arachnoid mater; surrounds/supports dural sinuses; carries blood from brain to heart; 2 layers
uses electro chemical data-transfer system; transmits visual info from receptors on retina to brain for interpretation
thermostat for body; sets desired body temp. and stimulates heat production and retention
routes sensory stimulus to interneurons in order to create a response, convey messages in special cells
communication between hemispheres; eye movement, connect hemispheres . tactile localization maintains balance of atterti and arousal
controls cognitive sensor and motor functions: regulater temp. reproductive organs, eating, sleeping, etc.
support vital bodily processses coordinate motor activities posture sleep patters equilibrium
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