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Flashcards in Western-Brain Anatomy Deck (11):
1

What is the function of the Cerebrum?

Cognitive motor control.
[Memory, sensory awareness, speech, taste, vision]

2

What is the function of the Cerebellum?

[Coordination & integration of motor skills, balance] (ataxia)
Motor learning, motor control, voluntary movements

3

What is the function of the Thalamus?

[Information processing back to the cerebrum], regulation of motor functions, sleep and awake states

4

What is the function of the Hypothalamus?

Controls emotions, [BP regulation], thirst, heart rate, [sleep cycles] (circadian rhythms), [regulates body temperature & water balance]

5

What is the function of the Brain Stem?

Controls of respiratory & heart rates, peripheral blood flow

6

CNS is made up of?

Brain & spinal cord

7

PNS is divided into which two nervous systems?

Autonomic & Sensory-Somatic (Voluntary) Nervous Systems

8

Autonomic Nervous System is divided into which 2 systems?

Parasympathetic & Sympathetic Nervous Systems

9

Parasympathetic Nervous System is for?

"Rest & Digest"
Eating, relaxing, urinating

10

Sensory-Somatic (Voluntary) Nervous System is made up of what?

Cranial & Spinal Nerves

11

Sympathetic Nervous System does what?

"Fight/flight"
Stimulates adrenal glands to secrete epinephrine, adrenaline & inhibit intestinal contractions, tachycardia,

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