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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1000
Professor
Anneke Olthof
Semester
Fall

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The Cerebral •The Cerebrum ➡ Largest part of the brain ➡ Responsible for higher level mental abilities (learning, thinking, remembering) ➡ Two halves, called cerebral hemispheres connected through corpus callosum •The Cerebral Cortex ➡ Greatly folded and convoluted ➡ Deep grooves are called fissures ➡ Shallow grooves are called sulci ➡ Used to define regions of the four lobes ➡ Occipital, Parietal, Temporal, and Frontal •Occipital Lobe ➡ Processes visual information Contains primary visual cortex ➡ •Parietal Lobe Processes body sensations ➡ ➡ Contains the somatosensory cortex Receives sensory information from opposite side of the body • •Temporal Lobe ➡ Processes (auditory) sound information ➡ Contains the primary auditory cortex • Frontal Lobe ➡ Speech and skeletal motor functions ➡ Contains the primary motor cortex • Contains movement on opposite side of body of over 600 voluntary muscles ➡ Contains the prefrontal cortex Our Divided Brain • Brain lateralization ➡ Refers to the fact that each hemisphere of the brain preforms somewhat different actions ➡ Left hemi
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