Phyc 211 Chapter 2 Brain Parts

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Phyc 211 Chapter 2 Brain Parts
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Brain Parts
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  1. amygdala
    responsible for fear responses
  2. Medulla Oblongata
    • heart, breathing, swallow
    • top of the brain stem
  3. Pons
    cordinates movement left and right sides of BODY
  4. Reticular Formation
    • Attention and alertness
    • army stands at attention when in formation
  5. cerebellum
    • controls balance and muscle corridination
    • called the little brain
    • BELLarinas have ballance
  6. Thalamus
    • relays sensory info from sensory organs minus smell
    • like a train station T=Train
  7. Hypothalmus
    • hunger, sleep,sex, temp, emotions
    • without it you would get HYPOthermia
  8. Hippocampus
    • learning, memory, compare sensory info to expectations
    • remember if you saw a hippo on campus but you wouldnt expect it
  9. Corpus Collosum
    thick band of nurons that connect the two hemispheres
  10. Occipital Lobe
    • vision
    • back of your head
    • eyes in the back of your head
  11. Parietal Lobes
    taste, touch, temp
  12. Temporal Lobes
    • sound
    • next to ears
    • you hear TEMPO
  13. Frontal Lobe
    higher functioning in brain such as logic and decision making
  14. Broca's Area
    • left frontal lobe
    • production of speech
    • if it aint broca dont say it
  15. Wernicke's Area
    • left temperal lobe
    • understanding the meaning of words
    • WORDnicke's area
  16. Pituitary
    • master galnd
    • controls all other glands
    • in brain
    • human growth horomone
  17. pineal
    • controls sleep
    • produces melatonin
  18. thyroid
    • in neck
    • metabolism
  19. Pancreas
    • middle of torso
    • produces insulin to regulate blood sugar
  20. Gonads
    • ovaries and testes
    • secrete sex hormones
  21. Adrenal
    • on kidneys
    • stress response
    • regulates salt intake

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