Ch.3 The Brain and it's function
Responsible for sensing, thinking, learning, emotion, consciousness, and voluntary movement.
It connects the 2 hemispheres.
Relay center for the incoming sensory signals. Except for smell.
Responsible for the regulating basic biological needs: Hunger, Thrist, and Temp. Control. Also know as the four f's...Flight, Fight, Feeding, and Flamate.
Gland that regulates other endocrine and memory. "Growth Hormone"
Part of the limbic system involved in learning, memory, and matching.
Sleep and Arousal
Unconcious function, breathing and circulation.
Fibers that carry stimulation to sleep and arousal.
Higher order thinking
Part of the limbic system involved in emotion, aggression, and fear. It's the Seat of emotion.
Coordinates fine muscle, movement, and balance.