PSY Chpt 2
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PSY Chpt 2
psychology neuroscience behavior
psychology chapter 2 notes
Forebrain cosnistis of
Brain stem consists of
Literally means "Bark" & has four lobes
What lobe controlls vision?
Logic, Reasoning and Motor movemont is controlled by what lobe?
Parietal Lobe controlls what?
auditory information is recived in what lobe?
Partial or complete inability to articulate ideas or understand language because of brain injury or damage.
Plays a role in speech production.
-In left frontal lobe
The outer covering of the brain is called what?
What area play a role in understanding and meaningful speech?
what is lateralization?
the notion that different functions are processed primarily on one side of the brain or the other.
what is the split brain operation?
a procedure to reduce recurrent seizures in severe cases of epilepsy.
What is the thick band of axons that connect the two cerebra hemispheres?
what makes up the limbic system?
The "relay" staion
processes most information to and from higher brain centers
contains nuclei involved in a variety of behaviors
water and salt balance
body temperature regulation
role in hormone secretion
hunger and thirst
what releases horomones or releasing factors which in turn cause pituitary gland to release its hormones?
Deals with Emotion