BIOL 223 Chapter 14-3
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List the three components of the diencephalon.
What is the function of the habenular nuclei?
emotional response to odors
What hormone is secreted by the pineal gland and what role does that hormone play in the human body?
- regulates your daily sleeping and waking cycles
The primary function of the thalamus is to act as an:
The region of the brain which determines what sensory information you are made aware of and what gets "tuned out" is called the:
List the five groups of paired nuclei in the thalamus.
List three functions of the anterior nuclei of the thalamus discussed in class.
- component of the limbic system
List the two functions of the medial nuclei of the thalamus discussed in class.
- sends emotional output to the prefrontal cortex
- awareness of emotion
The nuclei group of the thalamus that sends information to the primary somatosensory cortex is the:
What type of information is filtered by the ventral nuclei of the thalamus?
The lateral group of nuclei in the thalamus is part of the limbic system and sends sensory output to the:
List the two components of the medial nuclei.
- medial geniculates
- lateral geniculates
Which component of the posterior nuclei group of the thalamus relays auditory signals to the auditory cortex?
the medial geniculates
Which component of the posterior nuclei group of the thalamus relays visual signals to the visual cortex?
the lateral geniculates
Which two groups of paired nuclei of the thalamus play a role in the limbic system?
- anterior group
- lateral group
What are the two functions of the mamillary nuclei in the hypothalamus?
- relay between limbic system and thalamus
- long-term memory
Which nucleus of the hypothalamus regulates emotion and pain control?
The dorsomedial nucleus of the hypothalamus regulates:
rage and other emotions
What are the two components of the epithalamus discussed in class?
- habenular nuclei
- pineal gland
Your satiety center is located in which hypothalamic nucleus?
Which nucleus of the hypothalamus regulates appetite and releases hormones that control the pituitary gland?
The paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus produces:
The thirst center and internal thermostat of the human body is located in which hypothalamic nucleus?
The supraoptic nucleus produces the hormone:
antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
Which hypothalamic nucleus is involved in the hormonal regulation of reproduction?
The suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus regulates your:
daily circadian patterns
Information that effects the pineal gland to produce melanin comes from receptors in the:
List the five nuclei of the hypothalamus named by anatomical postitional terms.
List the five nuclei of the hypothalamus named for location/function.
Whic structure of the brain controls the entire body through hormone and physical control?
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