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A fiber tract that provides for communication between different parts of the same cerebral hemisphere is called?
site of regulation of body temperature and water balance; most important autonomic center
Contains autonomic centers regulating blood pressure, heart rate, and respiratory rhythm, as well as coughing, sneezing, and swallowing centers
The dicenephalon, including the thalamus, optic chaisma, and hypothalamus are in what region?
regulation, modulation, and refinement of voluntary motor activity
What is the function of the basal ganglia?
Fibers of the internal capsule pass between the basal nuclei, giving them a striped appearance; therefore, a striped body or corpus straitum.
What is the corpus striatum, and how is it related to the fibers of the internal capsule?
Because fibers cross over to the opposite side at the level of the medulla oblongata.
A brain hemorrhage within the region of the right internal capsule results in paralysis of the left side of the body. Explain why the left side (rather than the right side is affected?
Trauma to base of brain damage the medulla oblongata, which contains vital respiratory, cardiac, and vasomotor centers. Also, the reticular activating system, maintains consciousness, spans length of brain stem.
Explain why trauma to base of the brain is more dangerous than trauma to the frontal lobes. Which contain centers more vital to life?
corpus callsoumLeft side of brain-loss of verbal naming, mathematical func right side of brain - loss of dreams, mute, can't controll left side of body.
In split brain experiments, the main commisure connecting the cerebral hemispheres is cut. First name this commissure.
structures instrumental in returning cerebrospinal fluid to the venous blood in the dural sinuses
central cancal, subarachnoid space, arachnoid villi, dural sinuses
Cerebrospinal fluid flows from the fourth ventricle into____of the spinal cord and the ___ space surrounding the brain and spinal cord. From this space it drains through the ____and the ____?
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