What does the basal ganglia do with ideas sent to it from the cortex?
involved in sequencing and planning movement; lowers threshold for behavior, facilitates and smoothes behavior
What does the Substantia Nigra Pars Compacta release?
What does the Substantia Nigra Pars Reticulata release?
What system is the Nucleus Accumbens a part of?
limbic system (pleasure + reward)
What is another name for the Nucleus Accumbens
What does the Subthalamic Nucleus release?
What two axon bundles from the Thalamic Fasciculus?
Ansa Lenticularis, Lenticular Fasciculus
What is the Thalamic Fasciculus?
connects globus pallidus to Ventral Lateral Nucleus of Thalamus
What two structures does the Substantia Nigra sit between?
Red Nucleus (above), cerebral peduncles (below)
What is the dorsal portion of the Substantia Nigra?
What is the ventral portion of the Substantia Nigra?