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key role in muscle movement

ACh

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contributes to the regulation of sleep, eating and agression

serotonin

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associated with reduced activation @ norepinephrine and serotonin synapses

depression

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linked to overactivity at dopamine synpases

schizophrenia

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important amino acid transmitter whose inhibitory effects appear to regulate anxiety and sleep

GABA

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amino acid transmitter which is best known for it's effect on memory

Glutamate

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contribute to pain relief and may modulate eating and stress reactions

endorphins

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record broad patterns of electrical activity in the brain

EEG

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cerebellum, pons, medulla

Hindbrain

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breathing, circulation

medulla

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coordination of movement

cerebellum

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sleep pattern/arousal

pons

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thalmus, hypothalmus, cerebrum, limbic system

forebrain

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all sensory info (except smell) passes through here

thalmus

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regulation of basic, biological needs

hypothalmus

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area implicated in most complex mental activites

cerebrum

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area that registers touch

parietal lobe

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auditory processing

temporal lobe

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control the movement of muscles

frontal lobe

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visual processing

occipital lobe

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visual/spatial functions
non-verbal processing

right hemisphere

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processes language
verbal processing

left hemisphere