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Regulates body temp, hunger, thirst, and sexual behavior
Illustrates which parts of the body are more sensitive based on how much space on somatasensory cortex is devoted to them
Coordinates heart rate, circulation, and respiration
A set of nerves that we have concious control over and use to perceive, think, and coordinate behaviors
Helps prevent pain from 'Ghost limb clenching' and the like
A set of nerves part of the ANS that returns the body to its normal state
Parts of the brain
Contains tectum and tegmentum, and substantia nigra
Brain's ability to change due to environmental and biological experiences
Ensures everything is functioning smoothly
Responsible for motor skills and motor memory
Parts of the central nervous system
Responsible for hearing and language
Parts of body are mapped onto it. More sensitive parts have more space mapped onto them
Highest level of the brain in that it controls complex cognitive, emotional, sensory, and motor functions
Areas of the brain housed under the cerebral cortex in the center of the brain
A set of nerves that carries involuntary commands that control blood vessels, body organs, and glands
Outermost layer of brain responsible for complex aspects of perception, emotion, movement, and thought
Processes visual info
Critical in creating new memories
Plays central role in many emotional processes, particularly formation of emotional memories and asscoiations
Directs intentional movements and motor planning
Relays info from cerebellum to rest of brain
Releases hormones that direct the functions of many other glands
Connects the two hemispheres of the cerebral cortex and supports communication across hemispheres
A set of nerves part of the ANS that prepares the body for action in threatening situations
help orient organism in the environment and guide movement toward or away from stimuli
Involved in voluntary action, provides a lot of dopamine to brain
Branches down front the brain to relay commands to the body
Specialized areas for movement, abstract thinking, planning, memory, and judgement
Supports the most complex perceptual, motor, emotional, and cognitive functions of the nervous system
Relays and filters info from the senses (except smell) and transmits the info to the cerebral cortex
Area of the brain that coordinates info coming in and out of the spinal cord
Consists of the somatic and autonomic nervous system
A small cluster of neurons inside the medulla that regulate sleep, wakefulness, and levels of arousal
Processes touch info

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