Basal ganglia- intentional movement.
Thalamus- receives and transmits info from senses. Touch, taste.
Hippocampus- critical for creating memories.
Amygdala- emotional processes.
Hypothalamus- regulates body temp, hunger, thirst, and sexual behavior.
Endocrine system- network of glands that produce and secrete into the blood. Made up of: pineal gland, hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, pancreas, ovary, and testis.
Pineal gland- regulates melatonin
Adrenal glands- adrenalin, energy.
Thyroid glands- regulates metabolism.
Cerebral cortex- made up of the four lobes of the brain. Smooth surface called Gyri. Indents are called Suici. Left hemisphere controls rational decisions. Right hemisphere controls emotional decisions.
Corpus callosum- Thick band of nerve fibers that connects the two hemispheres of the brain and supports communication between them.
Occipital lobe- located at the back of the cerebral cortex processes visual info.
Parietal lobe- processing information about touch.
Temporal lobe- responsible for hearing and language.
Frontal lobe- areas of movement, abstract thinking, planning, memory, and judgement.