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What is the name of the Gray Matter bilateral to the Thalamus, and what does it do?
Basal Nuclei - Adjusts and Subdues MOTOR activity
What is the function of the Limbic System?
Regulates BEHAVIORAL aspects of Major Emotions: Pain, Guilt, Rage, Pleasure, Sexual Satisfaction, and LONG Term Memory
Where is the Limbic System located?
around Lateral Ventricles deep within the Forebrain
What is the Thalamus?
a relay SENSORY point for information to be passed to the Primary Sensory Area of Cerebral Cortex
What is the function of the Thalamus?
allows crude Appreciation of MOST Sensations - Directs and Coordinates MOTOR activities
Where is the Thalamus located?
deep GRAY Matter medial to the Basal Nuclei
What is the function of the Hypothalamus?
1. Regulates BEHAVIOR associated with FEAR; 2. controls most of the AUTONOMIC nervous system; 3. regulates survival functions: Thermoregulation, Appetite, Sexual Desire; 4. controls secretion of Pituitary gland
What structure of gray matter forms the floor of the 3rd Ventricle?
Where do the 1st and 2nd Ventricles drain into?
into the 3rd Ventricle via INTERventricular Foramen
Where are the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Ventricles located?
deep within the Cerebrum
Where is the 4th Ventricle located?
Hindbrain, between the Medulla and Cerebellum
What is the Cerebral Aqueduct?
the canal by which the 3rd Ventricle drains into the 4th
Where does the 4th Ventricle drain into?
Median and Later Apertures to the Subarachnoid Space (SAS)
Which Ventricle(s) reaches into all lobes of the brain?
1st and 2nd Ventricles
How is CSF formed?
secreted from ALL Ventricles by the Choroid Plexus
What is the composition of CSF?
similar to blood Plasma, with less Protein
How is CSF absorbed?
through the Arachnoid Villi into the Superior Sagittal Sinus