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Brain areas

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ignorethechaos's version from 2017-02-27 21:58

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bottom of the brainbrain stem
life support, breathing, heart reflexes,decussation (criss-cross) of pyramidsmedulla oblongata
we assume everything (nerves) crosses at medulla oblongata
bridge from lower to upper brainpons
regulates advanced breathing (talking, running, O2 needed)pons
midbrainmesencephalon
part for reflexxes with 4 bumps (2 ears, 2 eyes)corpora quadrisemina
drains CSF fluidcerebral aquaduct
balance and coordinationcerebellum
contains the thalamus, hypothalamus, and epithalamusdiencephalon
router/switchboard: routes signals and feels pain/temperaturethalamus
homeostasis and regulates temperaturehypothalamus
contains choroid plexus: makes CSFepithalamus
has 4 lobes (frontal, occipital, parietal, temporal)cerebrum
voluntary movement, speaking and problem solvingfrontal lobe
visinoccipital lobe
language (speech comprehension) and sense of touchparietal lobe
memories, hearingtemporal lobe
contains Broca's area and Wernicke's areabrodman areas
in the frontal lobe and controls moter functions of speech (talking)broca's area
in the parietal lobe and controls understanding speechWernicke's area
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