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(2) hemispheres, tree of life, balance, muscle tone & coordination (arbor vitae) white matter inside gray
Thinking part of the brain, (2 hemispheres L & R)
Separated by longitudinal fissure outer gray cortex
Cerebrum - Cerebral Functions
Conscious thought, Voluntary movement, reasoning & emotions, speech, memory, intelligence
Cerebrum Lobes (5)
Frontal, Parietal (sides), Occipital (visual), Temporal (memory areas & auditory) Olfactory (smell)
Cranial Nerves - Vagus
(X) - Digestive, peristalsis, heart slows, ie heart helps lungs to function properly
Degenerative - Cerebrovascular accident
Stroke - 3rd leading cause of death in us, Ischemia: lack of oxygen; transient ischemia attacks
Degenerative - Cerebral Palsy
tempory lack of oxygen, brain damage, lack of muscle control, paralysis
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