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Flashcards in the brain Deck (11):
1

links the brain and endocrine system; regulates hunger, sleep, and thrist

Hypothalamus

2

A fore brain structure that processes sensory information for all senses, except smell, and relays it to the cerebral cortex?

Thalamus

3

A peanut-sized structure that is part of the limbic system and regulates behaviors related tot survival, such as eating drinking and sexual activity

Hypothalmus

4

Processes and integrates sensory information; relays sensory information to the cerebral cortex

Thalamus

5

Involved in forming new memories?

Hypocampus

6

Almond-shaped cluster of neurons in temporal lobe involved in memory/ emotional responses; especially fear

Amygdala

7

Involved in memory and emotion especially fear and anger

Amygdala

8

brocas area involved with speech is located

lower frontal lobe

9

wernikes area is found in temporal lobe is important for the comprehension of _______ and ________ language?

written and spoken

10

a surgical procedure responsible for cutting the corpus callosum

Split-brain operation

11

testing a split brain person

look at pg 77 now