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The cerebellum consists of ___ hemispheres

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the medial area of the cerebellum is called the _____

vermis.

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the cerebellum is connected to other neural structures by ________.

three pairs of peduncles

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Cerebellum contains more ______ than the rest of the brain

neurons

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The cerebellum is divided into ___ lobes

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What are the names of the lobes?

1. the anterior lobe
2. the posterior lobe
3. the flocculondular lobe

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The cerebellar cortex consists of three layers and ____ types of neurons

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Inputs to the cerebellum are carried by ______ and _______.

mossy fibers and climbing fiber

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The only output system of the cerebellum is the axons of ________.

Purkinjie cells

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Granular

axons are called parallel fibers
excitatory

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Golgi Cells

excited by parallel fibers
inhibit granule cells (inhibitory interneuron)

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Stellate and Basket Cells

interneurons within the cerebellum
inhibit Purkinjie cells

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Purkinjie cells

only output of the cerebellum, inhibitory neurons

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Cerebellar Neurons are responsible for

timing, learning, memory, and modeling of motor actions