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Flashcards in Forebrain Deck (23):
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thalamus

sensory relay

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hypothalamus

neuroendocrine function

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subthalamus

basal ganglia

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epithalamus

limbic/circadian rhythm

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pineal gland

circadian rhythms, brain sand (melatonin release)

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habenula

correlation center for olfactory stimuli

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fxn of mammillary body

receives fibers for the fornix

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frontal cortex

thinking and planning

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parietal cortex

sensory and integration

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occipital cortex

visual info

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temporal cortex

auditory and memory

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cingulate cortex

limic, emotion

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insular cortex

taste

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posterior commissure is important in

pupillary light reflex

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striatum

movement

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globus pallidus

movement

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nucleus accumbens

reward, pleasure, laughter, addiction, aggression, fear

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hippocampus

memory

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septal nuclei

memory

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amygdala

rage and aggression and emotional learning

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the central sulcus seperates the

frontal versus parietal

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wernike's area

inferior to the lateral sulcus (part of superior frontla gyrus)

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where is limbic cortex

orbital gyrus