responsible for automatic survival functions; made of the hypothalamus, pons, thalamus, medulla, reticular formation, cerebellum
AKA rewards center...maintenance activities: eating, drinking, body and temperature;
it governs the endocrine system via the pituitary gland and is linked to emotion
ultimate control & information processing center; it is what distinguishes us from animals
parts of the cerebral cortex not involved in primary motor or sensory functions; involved in higher mental functions such as learning, remembering, thinking & speaking
in the frontal lobe, in the left hemisphere; directs muscle movements involved in speech
contains centers for the control of vital processes, including respiration and cardiovascular functions. It also is involved in the coordination of eye movements and balance.
I'm about to take a test and must become focused. What part(s) of the brain would be involved?
Rebecca has always been afraid of spiders. Whenever she sees one or even remembers seeing one, her heartbeat increases, her breathing quickens and she immediately runs. What part(s) of the brain are active?
Brainstem, Pons, Reticular Formation, Motor Cortex, Frontal Lobe, Hippocampus, Association Areas, Cerebellum, Medulla, Brainstem, Glial Cells, Cerebral Cortex, Amygdala, Thalamus, Occipital Lobe