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Brain Functions
Cerebellum
Corpus Callosum
Brainstem
Medulla oblongata
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Connects the two hemispheres of the brain
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
Controls respiration- rate, rhythm, depth; controls heart rat…
Cerebellum
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Corpus Callosum
Connects the two hemispheres of the brain
18 terms
Brain Functions
Cerebellum
Brainstem
Medulla oblongata
Pons
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
Controls respiration- rate, rhythm, depth; controls heart rat…
Regulates breathing; Relaying Sensory Information Between the…
Cerebellum
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Brainstem
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
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Brain Functions
Spinal Cord
Brain Stem
Medulla
Pons
Sends signals between brain and rest of body
oldest part, responsible for survival functions (e.g. breathi…
Responsible for heartbeat and breathing
Responsible for coordination and movement; involved in sleep…
Spinal Cord
Sends signals between brain and rest of body
Brain Stem
oldest part, responsible for survival functions (e.g. breathi…
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Functions of the Brain
Cerebellum
Frontal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Balance, coordination, skilled motor activity
Emotional control, self awareness, motivation, judgement, pro…
Vision
Touch, spatial relationships, reading
Cerebellum
Balance, coordination, skilled motor activity
Frontal Lobe
Emotional control, self awareness, motivation, judgement, pro…
29 terms
Brain Functions
Cerebellum
Corpus Callosum
Brainstem
Medulla oblongata
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Connects the two hemispheres of the brain
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
Controls respiration- rate, rhythm, depth; controls heart rat…
Cerebellum
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Corpus Callosum
Connects the two hemispheres of the brain
18 terms
Functions of the Brain
Medulla (Brain stem)
Pons (Brain stem)
Reticular formation (Brain stem)
Thalamus (sensory switchboard/hub)
controls life support functions like breathing and heartbeat…
coordinates movement (# 9 in photo)
filters incoming stimuli as it travels to the thalamus and re…
receives sensory info (except for smell) and sends it to high…
Medulla (Brain stem)
controls life support functions like breathing and heartbeat…
Pons (Brain stem)
coordinates movement (# 9 in photo)
32 terms
Brain Functions
Hind Brain
Spinal Cord
Brain Stem
Medulla
Spinal Cord, Brain Stem, Medulla, Pons, Thalamus, Cerebellum
Sensory connection between brain and body
oldest part, responsible for survival functions
Responsible for heartbeat and breathing
Hind Brain
Spinal Cord, Brain Stem, Medulla, Pons, Thalamus, Cerebellum
Spinal Cord
Sensory connection between brain and body
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The Brain Functions
Hippocampus
Thalamus
Broca's Area
Midbrain
Learning, memory, and converting temporary memories into perm…
Controls the attention span.
Controls the facial neurons as well as the understanding of s…
regulates body movement, vision and hearing; helps control vo…
Hippocampus
Learning, memory, and converting temporary memories into perm…
Thalamus
Controls the attention span.
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Brain Functions
Cerebellum
Brainstem
Medulla oblongata
Pons
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
Controls respiration- rate, rhythm, depth; controls heart rat…
Relaying Sensory Information Between the Cerebrum and Cerebel…
Cerebellum
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Brainstem
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
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Brain Structures and Functions
Pink
Green
Blue
Light blue
What color is the Frontal Lobe?
What color is the Temporal Lobe?
What color is the Cerebellum?
What color is the Thalamus?
Pink
What color is the Frontal Lobe?
Green
What color is the Temporal Lobe?
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Brain Functions
central sulcus
postcentral gyrus
parietal lobe
occipital lobe
central sulcus
postcentral gyrus
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Brain Parts and Functions
Parietal Lobe
Parieto-occiptal Fissure
Cerebellum
Occipital Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Parieto-occiptal Fissure
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Brain Functions
Cerebrum
Cerebellum
Pon
Midbrain
aka central hemisphere. controls muscle functions and speech,…
Back/ bottom of brain. coordinates and regulates muscle activ…
bridge, bulging part of brain stem. includes breathing and dr…
reflex centers for vision and hearing
Cerebrum
aka central hemisphere. controls muscle functions and speech,…
Cerebellum
Back/ bottom of brain. coordinates and regulates muscle activ…
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The Brain Functions
Amygdala
The Basal Ganglia
The Brain Stem
Broca's Area
fear processing... emotion processing... learning... fight or flight…
movement regulation... skill learning... habit formation... reward sys…
maintaining homeostasis by controlling autonomic functions (i…
language production (both speech and sign)... comprehension of c…
Amygdala
fear processing... emotion processing... learning... fight or flight…
The Basal Ganglia
movement regulation... skill learning... habit formation... reward sys…
Functions of the Brain
premotor area
primary motor area
motor speech area
primary somatosensory area
premotor area
primary motor area
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Brain and functions
Medulla Oblongata
Cerebellum
Hypothalamus
Amygdala
Lower part of the brain stem; controls breathing and heart rate
"Little brain" located below and behind the cerebrum; control…
Small area above the pituitary gland and below the thalamus;…
The end of the hippocampus; controls emotions, especially fear
Medulla Oblongata
Lower part of the brain stem; controls breathing and heart rate
Cerebellum
"Little brain" located below and behind the cerebrum; control…
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Brain Functions
Pia mater
Dura mater
Corpus Callosum
Frontal Lobe
Thin innermost covering that protects the brain
Thick outermost covering that protects the brain
Connects the two hemispheres
Used in reasoning, personality, complex thinking and problem…
Pia mater
Thin innermost covering that protects the brain
Dura mater
Thick outermost covering that protects the brain
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Brain functions
Brainstem
Cerebellum
Temporal lobe
Parietal lobe
Connects spinal cord to brain. Important for vital functions…
(little brain) This structure is associated with regulation a…
associated with perception and recognition of auditory stimul…
Differences between the right and left: Right: mental model o…
Brainstem
Connects spinal cord to brain. Important for vital functions…
Cerebellum
(little brain) This structure is associated with regulation a…
20 terms
Brain Functions
Cerebellum
Brainstem
Medulla oblongata
Pons
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
Controls respiration- rate, rhythm, depth; controls heart rat…
Relaying Sensory Information Between the Cerebrum and Cerebel…
Cerebellum
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Brainstem
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
21 terms
Brain Functions
Anatomical Structures Inside the Human…
Subdivisions of Embryonic Brain
Spinal cord
Medulla
Controls simple stretch and tendon reflexes. Controls primiti…
Controls Autonomic process such as blood pressure, blood flow…
Anatomical Structures Inside the Human…
Subdivisions of Embryonic Brain
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Brain Functions
Limbic System
Midbrain
Hindbrain
Forebrain
Limbic System
Midbrain
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Brain Functions
Thalamus
Ventricles
Pons
Brain Stem
Relaying sensory information; center for pain perception
Absorbs physical shock to brain; supplies food & rids waste F…
Breathing; movement in face, eyes, & hearing
Controls reflexes; regulatory functions including breathing a…
Thalamus
Relaying sensory information; center for pain perception
Ventricles
Absorbs physical shock to brain; supplies food & rids waste F…
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Brain Functions
Brain Stem
Cerebellum
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Medulla Oblongata, Pons, Midbrain... Breathing, Circulation, Di…
Body Control... Motion Memory
Sorts Data
Homostasis... Ex. Body Temp.
Brain Stem
Medulla Oblongata, Pons, Midbrain... Breathing, Circulation, Di…
Cerebellum
Body Control... Motion Memory
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Brain Functions
Cranium
Spinal Cord
Hindbrain
Brain Stem
The bone that protects/houses the brain.
Sensory connection between brain and body
lower part of the brainstem, comprising the cerebellum, pons,…
oldest part, responsible for survival functions... Consist of th…
Cranium
The bone that protects/houses the brain.
Spinal Cord
Sensory connection between brain and body
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Brain Functions
Somatosensory Cortex
Temporal Lobe
Midbrain
Amygdala
Receives information from the body and integrates sensory inf…
Auditory/sound processing: memory acquisition
Takes information from pons, adds sensory information to it a…
Processing emotions: fear and rage
Somatosensory Cortex
Receives information from the body and integrates sensory inf…
Temporal Lobe
Auditory/sound processing: memory acquisition
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Brain Functions
cerebrum
thalamus
hypothalamus
midbrain
controls higher brain functions, sensory perception, storing…
gateway to cerebral cortex... key to motor control... works with li…
monitors homeostatic factors and maintains homeostasis... regula…
contains visual reflex centers that move the eyes and head
cerebrum
controls higher brain functions, sensory perception, storing…
thalamus
gateway to cerebral cortex... key to motor control... works with li…
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Brain functions
Brainstem
Medulla oblongata
Pons
Midbrain
The central trunk of the mammalian brain, consisting of the m…
The continuation of the spinal cord within the skull, forming…
The part of the brainstem that links the medulla oblongata an…
A small central part of the brainstem, developing from the mi…
Brainstem
The central trunk of the mammalian brain, consisting of the m…
Medulla oblongata
The continuation of the spinal cord within the skull, forming…
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Brain Functions
This structure is responsible for regu…
This structure is regulates thirst, hu…
These layers wrap around your brain an…
This structure connects the cerebral h…
pineal gland
hypothalamus
dura mater, arachnoid mater, pia mater
corpus callosum
This structure is responsible for regu…
pineal gland
This structure is regulates thirst, hu…
hypothalamus
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Brain Functions
Secondary association areas
Primary association areas
Motor areas
Pre-motor cortex
-Adjacent to primary areas... -Integrate information... -Involved i…
-Involved in the direct processing of sensory or motor inform…
-In posterior area:... #Precentral gyrus... #Anterior paracentral…
-A motor area of the brain... -Anterior to motor cortex... -Importa…
Secondary association areas
-Adjacent to primary areas... -Integrate information... -Involved i…
Primary association areas
-Involved in the direct processing of sensory or motor inform…
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Brain Functions
Thalamus
Reticular formation
Medulla
Cerebellum
The "sensory switchboard"
Attention and alertness
"Life support center" ... Breathing, heartbeat, blood pressure
"Little brain" ... Balance, coordination, memory of skills
Thalamus
The "sensory switchboard"
Reticular formation
Attention and alertness
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brain functions
internal capsule
microglia
red nucleus
astrocytes
route connects cerebral cortex with brainstem and spinal cord
phagocytic cells of neural tissue
motor commands, muscle tone, limb position. Synapses to the c…
attach to capillaries to form BBB
internal capsule
route connects cerebral cortex with brainstem and spinal cord
microglia
phagocytic cells of neural tissue
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brain functions
cerebellum
cerebrum
parietal lobe
frontal lobe
coordination of movement balance and equilibrium and some mot…
thought and action
touch perception, visual attention,
emotional response, language, and motor activities
cerebellum
coordination of movement balance and equilibrium and some mot…
cerebrum
thought and action
Brain Functions
Cerebellum
Brainstem
Medulla oblongata
Pons
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
Controls respiration- rate, rhythm, depth; controls heart rat…
Regulates breathing; Relaying Sensory Information Between the…
Cerebellum
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Brainstem
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
24 terms
Brain Functions
Spinal Cord
Brain Stem
Medulla Oblogota
Pons
Sends signals between brain and rest of body
oldest part, responsible for survival functions (e.g. breathi…
Hindbrain... Responsible for heartbeat and breathing
Responsible for coordination and movement; involved in sleep…
Spinal Cord
Sends signals between brain and rest of body
Brain Stem
oldest part, responsible for survival functions (e.g. breathi…
Brain functions
Frontal
Frontal
Frontal
Temporal
Movement
Language
High thinking functions
Auditory
Frontal
Movement
Frontal
Language
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The Functions of the Brain
second largest part of the brain
stores memories
connects brain to the spinal cord
coordinates body muscles
cerebellum
cerebrum
medulla
cerebellum
second largest part of the brain
cerebellum
stores memories
cerebrum
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Brain Functions
Cerebellum
Corpus Callosum
Brainstem
Medulla oblongata
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Connects the two hemispheres of the brain
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
Controls respiration- rate, rhythm, depth; controls heart rat…
Cerebellum
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Corpus Callosum
Connects the two hemispheres of the brain
19 terms
Brain functions
Amygdala
Hippocampus
Cerebellum
Corpus Collosum
Part of the limbic system, responsible for the emotional reac…
A portion of the limbic system that is important for memory a…
Responsible for coordination and the control of voluntary mov…
bridge that connects the two cerebral hemispheres
Amygdala
Part of the limbic system, responsible for the emotional reac…
Hippocampus
A portion of the limbic system that is important for memory a…
34 terms
Brain Functions
Convolutions
cerebrum
Transverse Fissure
Brain stem
wrinkles and grooves of the brain that increase the surface a…
largest, sensory and motor functions, higher mental function,…
separates cerebrum from cerebellum
regulates visceral/autonomic functioning
Convolutions
wrinkles and grooves of the brain that increase the surface a…
cerebrum
largest, sensory and motor functions, higher mental function,…
35 terms
Brain Functions
Frontal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
Optic Chiasma
Involved in Planning, Organizing, Problem Solving, Selective…
Primary Auditory Function (Hearing), Memory, Speech, Emotiona…
Visual Processing
Houses the optic nerves which is critical for vision
Frontal Lobe
Involved in Planning, Organizing, Problem Solving, Selective…
Temporal Lobe
Primary Auditory Function (Hearing), Memory, Speech, Emotiona…
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Brain Functions
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
Cerebellum
Planning... Reasoning... Prob. solving... Personality... Morality... Social…
Recognize sensation... body position... sense of time and space... rea…
Vision... Understanding visual information: ... color... shape ... size
Balance... Muscular Coordination
Frontal Lobe
Planning... Reasoning... Prob. solving... Personality... Morality... Social…
Parietal Lobe
Recognize sensation... body position... sense of time and space... rea…
34 terms
Brain Functions
Hind Brain
Spinal Cord
Brain Stem
Medulla oblongata
Spinal Cord, Brain Stem, Medulla, Pons, Thalamus, Cerebellum
Sensory connection between brain and body
survival functions
heartbeat, breathing
Hind Brain
Spinal Cord, Brain Stem, Medulla, Pons, Thalamus, Cerebellum
Spinal Cord
Sensory connection between brain and body
23 terms
BRAIN & FUNCTIONS
Occipital Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Frontal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Function: Vision... Location: Most posterior part of the brain.
Function: Body sensations (touch, temp, pain)... Location: Supe…
Function: Happiness, speech production (broca's system) , mov…
Function: Language understanding (wernicke area), hearing, an…
Occipital Lobe
Function: Vision... Location: Most posterior part of the brain.
Parietal Lobe
Function: Body sensations (touch, temp, pain)... Location: Supe…
29 terms
Brain Functions
Cerebellum
Corpus Callosum
Brainstem
Medulla oblongata
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Connects the two hemispheres of the brain
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
Controls respiration- rate, rhythm, depth; controls heart rat…
Cerebellum
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Corpus Callosum
Connects the two hemispheres of the brain
13 terms
brain functions
temporal lobe
medulla
cerebellum
hypothalamus
hearing; memory; speech
controls respiration, heart, & blood vessel function
coordination & control of voluntary muscular activity
maintains homeostasis (temp, body fluid, hormones)
temporal lobe
hearing; memory; speech
medulla
controls respiration, heart, & blood vessel function
15 terms
Brain Functions
Cerebellum
Brainstem
Medulla oblongata
Pons
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
Controls respiration- rate, rhythm, depth; controls heart rat…
Regulates breathing; Relaying Sensory Information Between the…
Cerebellum
Coordinates voluntary muscle movements; maintains posture and…
Brainstem
Relay center connecting cerebellum and cerebrum to the spinal…
21 terms
Brain Functions
Pituitary Gland
Hypothalamus
Optic Chiasma
Optic Tract
Regulates the gonads, thyroid, adrenal cortex or gland, water…
Regulates body temperature, water balance, and metabolism. Al…
Area where the optic nerve cross
Carries impulses from the retina to the brain. (Inside the br…
Pituitary Gland
Regulates the gonads, thyroid, adrenal cortex or gland, water…
Hypothalamus
Regulates body temperature, water balance, and metabolism. Al…
8 terms
Brain functions
Cerebrum
Diencephalon
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Memory storage
Thalamus and Hypothalamus
Processing center
hormone production
Cerebrum
Memory storage
Diencephalon
Thalamus and Hypothalamus
13 terms
Brain Functions
Medulla oblongata
Pons
Midbrain
Hypothalamus
Controls respiration- rate, rhythm, depth; controls heart rat…
Regulates breathing; Relaying Sensory Information Between the…
Relay station for auditory and visual information... controls ma…
Master control of autonomic system; maintains homeostasis- hu…
Medulla oblongata
Controls respiration- rate, rhythm, depth; controls heart rat…
Pons
Regulates breathing; Relaying Sensory Information Between the…
24 terms
Brain Functions
EEG
CT Scan
PET Scan
MRI
A recording of the brain waves measured by electrodes placed…
Series of x-rays at different angles combined into a composit…
Uses radioactive glucose to track brain activity during a giv…
Uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce images to dis…
EEG
A recording of the brain waves measured by electrodes placed…
CT Scan
Series of x-rays at different angles combined into a composit…
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