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Group 2 Project

What are the major structures of the forebrain? The two cerebral hemispheres, the thalamus, and the hypothalamus
What are the 4 lobes? Frontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal
What lobe is in front of the central sulcus and superior to the lateral fissure? Frontal Lobe
What is the function of the primary motor cortex? Controls voluntary movement
What is the function of Broca’s area? It controls speech, involved in movements involved in speech, and grammatical structure
What is involved in planning impulse control, adjusting behavior in response to rewards or punishments, and decision making ? The prefrontal cortex
What lobes are located superior to the lateral fissure and also between the central sulcus and the occipital lobe? The parietal lobes
Areas that carry out further processing beyond what the primary area does, often combining information from other senses Association areas (within lobes)
What lobes contain the auditory projection area, visual & auditory association areas, and language area? Temporal Lobes
What is the role of the inferior temporal cortex? Plays major role in the visual identification of objects
What part of the brain receives information from ALL of the sensory systems except small and relays it to cortical projection areas? The Thalamus
What is the structure inferior to the thalamus that controls emotions and motivated behaviors? The Hypothalamus
What is the corpus callosum? A dense band of fibers that carry information between the hemispheres
Where is the visual cortex located? In the occipital lobes
What are ventricles filled with? Cerebrospinal fluid
What contains structures that have secondary roles in vision, hearing, and movement The Midbrain
What does the superior colliculi do? What does the inferior colliculi do? Helps guide ur movements and fixation of gaze Helps locate the direction of sounds
The spinal cord is a finger sized cable of neurons, but what does it do? It carries commands from the brain to the muscles & organs, and sensory information into the brain
Which of the following is NOT involved in producing movement? Hippocampus, cerebellum, frontal lobes, or basal ganglia? Hippocampus
Created by: AllysonComeau
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