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motor learning control
brain and central nervous system anatomy
what are the three anatomical and finctional sub divisions?
Central nervous system
: brain and spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system
: 12 pairs cranial nerves and 31 pairs spinal nerves . relay info between body and brain
efferent-brain to body
afferent-muscles, skin to brain
autonomic nervous system
: automatically control body temp, blood pressure, heart rate
male brain is heavier than female brain from birth (T/F)
list parts of the brain from most conscious to least conscious:
what does the cerebrum include?
(75% total weight)- include cerebral cortex and white amtter that connect limbic, midbrain and brain stem
- create and regulate emotions
anterior cingulate gyrus-
inside of each hemisphere
center of consciousness
what are the 4 main lobes and their functions?
frontal-voluntary motor activity, speaking ability and elaboration of thought
parietal-recieveing and processing sensory input
occipital (visual cortex/striate cortex)-initiating process of visual output
what is the cerebrum responsible for?
what links the left and right hemispheres?
what are deep folds of brain called?
bulge of tissue on cortex
valley or groove in brain surface
these enhance surface area of brain
if you flattened out you cerebral cortex what would your surface area be?
what area of brain is used for unconscious actions?
what part of brain is used for conscious actions?
motor area and pre frontal cortex