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  1. Central Nervous Sys
  2. Serotonin
  3. Pituitary Gland
  4. Cerbellum
  5. Pons
  1. a Function: coordination, memory, leanring, body movement
    Dysfunction: bad balance and coordination, tremor, dizzy, weak in legs
  2. b Function: growth and sex hormones
    Dysfunction: tumors, hyper/hrposecretion (too much/too little growth of cells)
  3. c brain and spinal cord
  4. d Function: motor control, consciousness and sleep, dreaming, posture
    Dysfunction: control bladder to a certain point, blood clots, breathing troubles
  5. e sleep/wake cycle, mood and arousal, no production - depression

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. controls language expression; speech
  2. sensory and motor neurons that connect central nervous sys to body
  3. 1. Brain must be alert and engaged to change
    2. Positive reinforcement strengthens the connections b/w neurons
    3. neurons that fire together wire together
    4. Repetition in incremental steps is key to make lasting change; initial change is temporary
    5. Memory is crucial for learning and can be improved
    6. Motivation is key - right stress, challenging but not too much
    7. Brain Plasticity can be positive or negative
  4. neurons extension that passes messages to glands, muscles or neurons
  5. core of brain, oldest part, responsible for automatic survival functions

5 True/False questions

  1. Corpus CallosumFunction: facilitate communication b/w hemispheres, eye movement, sensory and arousal
    Dysfunction: incomplete or no dev leads to difficulty of understanding (ex. sarcasm)


  2. Parietal LobeFunction: emotion, problem solving, impulse, facial expressions
    Dysfunction: mental flexibility, social up or down, easily distracted


  3. Myelin Sheathprotects axon of neuron


  4. HypothalamusFunction: Autonomic, endocrine homeostasis
    Dysfunction: tumor, hyperthyroidism


  5. Neurotransmitters6