Flashcards in Western-Brain Anatomy Deck (11):
What is the function of the Cerebrum?
Cognitive motor control.
[Memory, sensory awareness, speech, taste, vision]
What is the function of the Cerebellum?
[Coordination & integration of motor skills, balance] (ataxia)
Motor learning, motor control, voluntary movements
What is the function of the Thalamus?
[Information processing back to the cerebrum], regulation of motor functions, sleep and awake states
What is the function of the Hypothalamus?
Controls emotions, [BP regulation], thirst, heart rate, [sleep cycles] (circadian rhythms), [regulates body temperature & water balance]
What is the function of the Brain Stem?
Controls of respiratory & heart rates, peripheral blood flow
CNS is made up of?
Brain & spinal cord
PNS is divided into which two nervous systems?
Autonomic & Sensory-Somatic (Voluntary) Nervous Systems
Autonomic Nervous System is divided into which 2 systems?
Parasympathetic & Sympathetic Nervous Systems
Parasympathetic Nervous System is for?
"Rest & Digest"
Eating, relaxing, urinating
Sensory-Somatic (Voluntary) Nervous System is made up of what?
Cranial & Spinal Nerves