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right brain vs. left brain

lateralization

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learning and memory

hippocampus

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controls higher order brain functions

cerebral cortex

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what makes up grey matter

soma and dendrites

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what makes up white matter

myelin and axons

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what makes up basal nuclei

deep somas and dendrites

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plans and coordinates skilled motor activities

primary motor

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plans motor activities especially speech

premotor cortex

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association of language-- gives meaning to words

wernickes area

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cortex (vocab)

bark of tree

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how many lobes of the cerebral cortex

4

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what type of gilla cells like the ventricles and central canal

ependymal

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enables higher mental functions such as reason and logic in humans

cerebral cortex

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what are the three functional divisions of the brain

motor
sensory
association

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planning motor activities such as speech and producing words

Brocas area

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cingulate

belt

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callus

hard

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fornix

arch

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cauda

tail

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chorea

dance

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thalamos

chamber

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putamen

shell

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helps coordinate motor output by selective inhibition

striatum

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characterized by uncontrolled motor movements called chorea

Huntington's disease

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degeneration of the striatum

Huntington's disease