Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Central Nervous System

What are the three parts of the brain stem? The medulla, pons, and midbrain.
What is the medulla responsible for? Respiratory, vasomotor, and cardiac functions.
What is the pons responsible for? Cardiac acceleration/vasoconstriction, and respiratory pattern/rate.
What is the midbrain responsible for? It may stop pain when stimulated
What is the cerebellum responsible for? Voluntary movement, trunk stability, equilibrium
What are the three parts of the forebrain? The cerebral cortex, diencephalon, and cerebrum.
What is the cerebral cortex responsible for? Higher functions of the brain. It receives all info from PNS. Translates impulses into feels and thoughts.
What are the 4 lobes of the cerebral cortex? Frontal, Occipital, Parietal, and Temporal.
What is the frontal lobe responsible for? High cognitive function, voluntary motor movement, speech in Broca's area
What is the occipital lobe responsible for? sight
What is the parietal lobe responsible for? spacial and sensory
What is the temporal lobe responsible for? somatic, visual, auditory, and Wernicke's speech area
What are the four parts of the diencephalon? Thalmus, hypothalamus, basal ganglia, and limbic system
What is the thalamus responsible for? relays information to the cerebral cortex
What is the hypothalamus responsible for? hormone production, body temperature, thirst, hunger, sleep, circadian rhythm, mood, sex drive
What is the Basal Ganglia responsible for? voluntary and automatic movements
What is the limbic system responsible for? aggression, feeding behavior, sexual response
What is the Cerebrum responsible for? intelligence, creativity, and memory
Created by: wmisaacharris
Popular Nursing sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards