bio psych disease/disorders/deficits part 1

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bio psych disease/disorders/deficits part 1
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  1. meningies (3 layer system)
    protects the brain

    meningitis (can be fatal)
  2. Pituitary
    releases hormones into the blood stream

    lack of growth (hormone replacement therapy)
  3. Broca's area
    Production of language

    Production aphasia (lack of language)
  4. Wernicke's area
    Comprehension of language

    Comprehension aphasia (lack of comprehension of language)
  5. Junction Area/association cortex (at the junction of the temporal lobe, occipital lobe, and parietal lobe)
    recognition of face(s)

    Prosopagnosia (the inability to recognize faces)
  6. Uncus
    Mediates smell

    amnosia (loss of smell)
  7. Entorhinal cortex
    mediates long-term memory

    damage long-term memory (anterograde amnesia, new memory formation)
  8. vermus
    coordination, smooth motor coordination, error detection

    alcohol can damage coordination, slurring of words

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