BRAIN

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abutler5
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BRAIN
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2013-06-17 17:46:08
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PARTS AND FUNCTIONS
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  1. REGULATES VITAL FUNCTIONS OF THE HEART RATE, BREATHING, AND BLOOD PRESSURE

    REFLEX CENTERS FOR COUGHING, SNEEZING, SWALLOWING, VOMITING
    MEDULLA OBLONGATA
  2. CONTAINS 2 RESPIRATORY CENTERS THAT WORK WITH THOSE IN THE MEDULLA TO PRODUCE A NORMAL BREATHING RHYTHM
    PONS
  3. REGULATES VISUAL REFLEXES, AUDITORY REFLEXES, RIGHTING REFLEX (EQUILIBRIUM)
    MIDBRAIN
  4. REGULATES THE COORDINATION OF VOLUNTARY MOVEMENT, MUSCLE TONE, STOPPING MOVEMENTS AND EQUILIBRIUM
    SENSATIONS INVOLVING TEXTURE AND WEIGHT
    CEREBELLUM
  5. PRODUCE ADH AND OXYTOCIN (INCREASES WATER ABSORBTION)
    PRODUCE RELEASING HOROMONES THAT STIMULATE SECRETION OF HOROMONES OF THE ANT. PITUITARY GLAND
    REGULATES BODY TEMP AND FOOD AND FLUID INTAKE AND STIMULATES VISCERAL RESPONSES IN EMOTIONAL SITUATIONS
    HYPOTHALAMUS
  6. SENSORY PATHWAYS TO THE BRAIN EXCEPT FOR OLFACTION (SMELL) 
    SUPPRESSES UNIMPORTANT SENSATIONS TO PERMIT CONCENTRATION
    CONTRIBUTES TO ALERT AND AWARENESS AND MEMORY
    THALAMUS
  7. 2 HEMISPHERES CONNECTED BY THE CORPUS CALLOSUM
    THE LARGEST PART OF THE BRAIN
    CEREBRUM
  8. CEREBRUM PARTS:
    -MOTOR AREA THAT INITIATES VOLUNTARY MOVEMENT
    ON LEFT LOBE IS BROCA'S MOTOR SPEECH AREA THAT CONTROLS MOVEMENT FOR SPEAKING
    FRONTAL LOBE
  9. CEREBRUM PARTS:
    - CONTAINS SENSORY AREAS FOR THE CUNTANEOUS SENSES AND CONSCIOUS MUSCLE SENSE AND TASTE
    PARIETAL
  10. CEREBRUM PARTS:
    - AUDITORY AREAS FOR HEARING AND OLFACTION
    - LEFT SIDE IS WENICKE'S AREA (COMPREHENSION OF SPEECH)
    TEMPORAL LOBE
  11. CEREBRUM PARTS:
    - CONTAINS THE VISUAL AREAS THAT RECEIVE IMPULSES FROM THE RETINA OF THE EYES
    OCCIPITAL LOBE
  12. CEREBRUM PARTS:
    - GRAY MATTER WITHIN THE CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES
    - REGULATE MOVEMENTS AND MUSCLE TONE
    BASAL GANGLIA

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