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Thalamus and surrounding structures (wk 6)

This part of the brain receives sensory information, mediates motor information, and is involved in autonomic maintenance of consciousness. Thalamus
This part of the thalamus is affected in Korsakoff's psychosis Anterior Nucleus
This part of the thalamus receives limbic system information, and functions in memory and emotions. Anterior Nucleus
This part of the thalamus receives information from the basal ganglia, amygdala, midbrain, and some spinothalamic fibers, and is responsible for our emotional response to pain. Medial Group of Nuclei
This part of the thalamus projects to the prefrontal lobe and functions in memory and behavior. Medial Group of Nuclei
This part of the thalamus receives information from the basal ganglia and dentate nucleus Ventral Anterior & Ventral Lateral
Projects to the motor & premotor cortices, and functions in motor integration and maintenance of consciousness. Ventral Anterior & Ventral Lateral
Ablation of this part of the thalamus has been shown to ameliorate Parkinsonian symptoms. Ventral Anterior & Ventral Lateral
This portion of the thalamus is responsible for all somatosensation except olfaction. Ventral Posterior Nucleus
The Ventral Posterior MEDIAL Nucleus integrates sensory information from this part of the body. Head & face
The Ventral Posterior LATERAL Nucleus integrates sensory information from this part of the body. The body (except head & face)
The Medial Genicualte Body projects to the ________ . Auditory Cortex
Lesions of the Medial Geniculate Body result in (Contralateral/ Ipsilateral) hearing loss. Contralateral
The Lateral Geniculate Body receives information from the ______. Optic Tract
The Lateral Geniculate Body projects to the ______. Visual Cortex
Lesions of this part of the thalamus result in visual loss. Lateral Geniculate Body
This structure includes mammillary bodies, the tuber cinereum, and optic chasm. Hypothalamus
The hypothalamus is connected to the ____ gland through the infundibulum and stalk of this gland. Pituitary
The ______ is part of the limbic system, controls autonomic responses, and is part of the endocrine system. Hypothalamus
This structure is responsible for the secretion of Oxytocin and ADH. Hypothalamus
This structure is responsible for temperature control. Hypothalamus
Emotion, fear, rage, aversion, pleasure, and reward are mediated by the____, ______, and _____. Hypothalamus, Limbic System, Prefrontal Cortex.
This structure, part of the hypothalamus, is responsible for the biological clock i.e. circadian rhythms. Suprachiasmic Nucleus
What function does the hypothalamus play in reproduction? Secondary sexual characteristics, puberty, sexual behavior, gametogenesis.
How does the hypothalamus control blood pressure and osmolarity? Regulation of food and water intake (glucose sensitive satiety center and hunger and thirst center)
This is the transition zone between the midbrain and the thalamus. Subthalamus
Lesions of this structure result in hemiballism (uncontrollable, violent torsional movements) Subthalamus
This nucleus is a functional constituent of the basal ganglia. Subthalamic Nucleus
This structure is composed of habenula, stria medullaris thalami, pineal gland, posterior commissure, & habenular commissure. Epithalamus
The habenula functions in ______ reflexes Olfactory
The pineal gland secretes _____ and _____. Antigonadotropin, Melatonin.
Pineal growth results in _____. Delayed puberty
Pineal destruction results in _______. Precocious puberty.
The pineal gland is part of the ______. Epithalamus
The pineal gland secretes antigonadotropin, which inhibits the gonadotropin secreted by the ______. Anterior pituitary
Created by: ElisaDanger
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