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Which hemisphere of the brain performs mathematical and logical reasoning and problem solving left hemisphere
Where is cerebrospinal fluid formed Epindymal cells, which line the walls of the ventricles
What is the functional unit of the nervous system neuron
What are the three layers of the meninges from the outermost to innermost dura mater, arachnoid, pia mater
What is the largest part of the brain cerebrum
The only connection between the right and left hemispheres of the cerebrum is what corpus callosum
What does the cerebellum do for the body -monitors muscle tone and position -coordinates new muscle movements
Explain the important roles these part of the brain; hypothalamus, -hypothalamus:regulates body temperature, sensations of hunger and thirst,and the rhythn of the body, plays a role in emotions and sexual dive;
What are the differences between afferent and efferent afferent: nerves that carry SENSORY NERVE impulses from the body to the brain, or from the body to the spinal cord Efferent: nerves that carry MOTOR NERVE impulses from the brain to the body, or from the spinal cord to the body
Explain the function of each lobe; frontal frontal-originates conscious thought and intelligence, Predicts future events and the benefits or consequences of actions
Know figure 10-2 What does the central nervous system consist of brain and spinal cord
What does the peripheral nervous system consist of cranial nerves and spinal nerves
What does the autonomic nervous system consist of heart muscle, smooth muscle, glands
What does the Somatic nervous system consist of voluntary skeletal muscles
Parasympathetic Division does what for the body "rest and digest"
Sympathetic Division does what for the body "active and alert"
Explain the important roles these part of the brain; thalamus -thalamus:acts as a relay station, receiving sensory information; -medulla oblongata; contains centers that set the respiratory rate and control the heart rate.
Explain the important roles these part of the brain; medulla oblongata, midbrain -medulla oblongata; contains centers that set the respiratory rate and control the heart rate.
Explain the important roles these part of the brain; midbrain -midbrain: coordinates immediate reflex responses, maintains muscle tone and position of extremitis
Explain the function of each lobe; parietal, analyzes sensory information about touch, temperature,vibration, and pain from receptors in the skin, joints,and muscles
Explain the function of each lobe; frontal,parietal, temporal, and occipital Temporal-Analyzes sensory information about hearing and smell Occipital: Analyzes sensory information about vision
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