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what is the cerebellum?
1.forms the bulk of the brain
2.center of sensory and motor activity as well as conscious activity
what is the cerebrum used for?
b)sense of judgement
why is the surface area of the cerebrum rolled and folded?
more surface area=more neurons
what is the surface layer of the cerebral cortex?
2-4mm thick of gray matter
what is the cerebral cortex?
1.millions of neuron cell bodies->arranged 6 cell bodies deep
2.neurons responsible for all verebral activity
what are the 3 areas that the cerebral cortex are divided into based on activity?
what are sensory areas?
pinpoints source of stimulus and identifies sensation
what is the motor area?
involves the pyramidal cells that initiates motor impulses
what are association areas?
have elaborate functions
what are silent areas?
analyzing data,etc. not sending out instructions
what is 3/4th of the cerebral cortex?