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Direction Terminology above the midbrain
Anterior = front of skull
Posterior = back of skull
Ventral = base of skull
Dorsal = top of skull
-Significant relay center for sensory input to the cerebrum
-integration of info passing from brainstem and spinal cord to cerebral hemispheres
-integration of motor and visceral
Cerebral hemispheres functions
Integrate the highest mental functions such as awareness of sensation, emotions, learning, memory, intelligence, creativity, and language
Pathway of CSF within the brain
1. Lateral ventricle
2. 3rd Ventricle
3. cerebral aqueduct
4. 4th ventricl
Tuberal region of Hypothalamus
- contains infundibulum (stalk of pituitary)
- referred to as infundibular region
Preoccipital notch and parieto-occipital sulcus
imaginary line b/w the two separate the occipital from parietal/temporal
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