Card Set Information
Central Nervous Sytem:
the spinal cord.
a part of the limbic system associated with fear responses.
A temporal lobe brain area related to language comprehension.
Areas that include the sites on each side of the brain where
hearing registers in the brain.
a network within the medulla and the brainstem; associated with attention, alertness, and some reflexes.
A small area at the base of the brain that regulates many aspects of motivation, and emotion especially, hunger, thirst, and sexual behavior.
Portion of the cerebral cortex where vision registers in the brain.
A brain area associated with
control of movement.
An area on the brain stream that acts as a bridge between the medulla and other structures.
Area of the brain where
body sensations register.
The structure that connects the brain with spinal cord and
controls vital life functions.
an individual nerve cell.
a brain structures that
relays on sensory information to the cerebral cortex
A system in the force brain that is closely linked with emotional response.
A brain area associated with movement, the sense of self, and higher mental functions.
A part of the limbic system associated with emotion and the transfer of information from
short-term memory to long-term memory.
The nerve impulse.
The “master gland” whose hormones influence other endocrine glands.
A language area related to
grammer & pronunciation.
The outer layer of the cerebral.
Method of creative thinking that separates the production and evaluation of ideas.
Endocrine glands that
arouse the body,
regulate salt balance
adjust the body to stress and affect sexual functioning.
Sympathetic Nervous System:
a branch of the ANS that
arouses the body for action.
Glands whose secretions pass directly into the bloodstream or lymph system.
Neutron fibers that
receive incoming messages.
Parasympathetic Nervous System:
A branch of the ANS that
quiets the body.