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The first to study extirpation on rabbits and pigeons, also known as ablation

Pierre Flourens

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He developed the doctrine of phrenology

Franz Gall

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The founder of functionalism

William James (1842-1910)

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Functionalism

A system of though that studied how mental processes help individuals adapt to their environment.

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Contributed to the inception of functionalism and criticized the concept of arc reflexes

John Dewey (1859-1952)

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linked physiology with behavioral deficit

Paul Broca- Broca Area (lesion on the L side impairs walking)

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The first to measure the speed of nerve impulse in terms of reaction time

Hermann von Helmholtz

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He first inferred the existence of synapses

Sir Charles Sherrington

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Specialized cells that produce CSF

Specialized cells that line the ventricles (iinternal cavities) of the brain

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layers of meninges from the outermost to the inner most starting from :
Skin-Periosteum-bone-

Skin-periosteum- bone- dura matter- arachnoid, and pia matter.

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Components of forebrain

CC, basal ganglia, Limbic sys, thalamus, hypothalamus

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CC function

complex perceptual, cognitive and behavioral processes

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Basal ganglia func

movement

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limbic sys. func

emotion and memory

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thalamus func

ssensory relay station

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hypothalamus func

hunger and thirst, emotion

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midbrain component and func

inferior and superior colliculi
sensorimotor reflexes

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the part that functions in sensorimotor reflexes

inf. sup. colliculi (mid-brain)

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comp. of the hind brain

cerebellum
medulla oblongata
reticular formation

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reticular formation

part of the hind brain and functions in arousal and alertness

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part of the hindbrain that function in arousal and alertness

reticular formation

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part of the hind brain that is responsible for vital functioning such as breathing and digestion

medulla ob.

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the part of the hind brain that functions in refining motor movements

cerebellum

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If a toxin prevents voltage-gated sodium channel from closing, then ...

Voltage-gated K opens but dose not close and the membrane will not repolarize to the normal resting membrane potential.