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Brain Sturcture

TermDefinition
Medulla Breathing, muscle tone, heartbeat, regulating circulation (unconscious)
Reticular Formation Muscle reflex, breathing, pain perception, regulating sleep / wakefulness (damage causes coma)
Thalamus Relays sensory information except smell - incoming and out going signals
Cerebellum Coordinates movement, sense of balance and equilibrium
Limbic system Regulates emotion, memory, and motivation
Amygdala Involved in emotion, especially fear and agression
Hippocampus Involved in learning and memory
Hypothalamus Responsible for regulating hunger, thirst, and temp control
Cerebrum Used for thinking, learning, and consciousness. Newest (brain evolution),
Cerebral cortex Convoluted (folded) outer layer of the cerebrum
Corpus callosum Bridge of fibers passing info between the two cerebral hemispheres
Pituitary gland Master gland regulating other endocrine glands
Pons Involved in sleep and arousal
Spinal cord Responsible for transmitting info between brain / rest of body, and handles reflexes
Created by: uriel_magana