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Relay station for afferent sensory information through connections with the cortex, and plays an important part in sensory, motor, and cognitive functions.
hormone secretion, autonomic effects, thermoregulation, food and water intake, rythm of sleep ad waking, memory, emotional behavior
autonomic centers that control blood pressure, heart rate, and digestion are located in the
bathes the brain and spinal cord and acts as a shock absorber that protects the central nervous system
limbic system components
amygdala, limbic lobe, cingulate gyrus, dentate gyrus, parahippocampal gyrus, hippocampus, fornix
damage to the substantia nigra causes a decrease in the neurotransmitter dopamine; this causes a gradual, generalized increase in muscle tone, which is the main symptom of
cortical regions that interpret sensory information or coordinate motor responses are called
the region of the brain responsible for predicting the consequence of events or actions is the
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