PSY270H5 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Impulsivity, Hindbrain, Muscle Tone

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The nervous system which is governed by the brain which has 2 parts; the. The central nervous system includes the brain and the spinal cord; the peripheral nervous system includes everything else (like the nerves on your arm and the rest of the body) There are various methods to study the components of the brain, especially in this era. These methods include but are not limited to mri"s, electroencephalograms, and x-rays. Major parts of the brain are located in the forebrain and they include the following: Cerebral cortex - surrounds the interior of the brain and is the basis for much of. In general, each hemisphere controls the opposite side of the body human cognition. Cortex covers the left and right hemispheres of the brain. They are connected by the corpus callosum. Frontal: higher thought and motor processing occur in the frontal lobe. Parietal: somatosensory (any sensation like feeling of pain, warmth etc. ) Thalamus relays sensory information to cerebral cortex.

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