Brain tutorial old peeps

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Brain tutorial old peeps
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  1. 3 sections of the brain
    • forebrain - largest
    • midbrain - under the fore
    • hindbrain
  2. forebrain
    cereburm - all 4 lobes are here
  3. midbrain
    • under the forebrain
    • forming part of the brain stem and connecting it to the forebrain
  4. hind brain
    • contains the cerebellum, pons, and the medulla oblongata.
    • This is where the major nerve pathways
    • for sensation and movement cross over, causing each cerebral hemisphere to control the opposite side of the body.
  5. limbic system
    meadiates emotions
  6. amygdala
    mediates primal instincts such as sex and fear
  7. hippocampus
    long and short memory
  8. thalamus
    center for auditory and somatosensory signals
  9. hypothalamus
    temp and homeostasis
  10. pt's with aphasia usually injure which side of the brain?
    left hemisphere
  11. Broca’s area is the center for expressive language and is located deep in the
    frontal lobe
    • Broca’s area is the center for expressive language and is located deep in the
    • frontal lobe
  12. Wernicke’s
    area is the center for receptive language and is located in the temporal lobe.
    • Wernicke’s
    • area is the center for receptive language and is located in the temporal lobe.
  13. Global
    aphasia is the most severe form. The symptoms are those of Broca’s
    aphasia and Wernicke’s aphasia combined
    • Global
    • aphasia is the most severe form. The symptoms are those of Broca’s
    • aphasia and Wernicke’s aphasia combined
  14. In
    general, patients tend to recover skills in language comprehension more
    completely than those skills involving expression

    (aphasia)
    • In
    • general, patients tend to recover skills in language comprehension more
    • completely than those skills involving expression
  15. the 3 best indicators of Broca’s aphasia syndrome
    • Speech is slow and labored, without intonation
    • Repetition of the same words is frequent
    • Individualis aware of his language deficits

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