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

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