Ch. 14b Diencephalon
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What are the three parts of the diencephalon?
Thalamus, epithalamus (penial gland), and hypothalamus
Describe the thalamus
Two oval masses joined by the intermediate mass. Is the gateway to the cerebral cortex
Describe the Epithalamus (penial gland)
Makes melatonin for sleep-wake cycle
Describe the hypothalamus
Connected to pituitary gland by infundibulum. Controls include: endocrine system. rage and aggression, body temp by initiating sweating or shivering, thirst and eating habits via hormone release
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