Pitt NUR 0012 - Ch. 12 The Central Nervous System Continued: Sensory Areas (3 pages)

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Lecture number:
32
Pages:
3
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Lecture Note
School:
University of Pittsburgh
Course:
Nur 0012 - Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology I Documents

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NUR 0012 Lecture 32 Ch 12 The Central Nervous System Continued Outline of Last Lecture I Ch 12 the central nervous system cont the cerebrum A Cerebrum B Lobes C Motor areas D Sensory and association areas Outline of Current Lecture I Ch 12 the central nervous system cont A Sensory areas B Prefrontal cortex C Left brain vs right brain D 3 major types of white major in cerebrum E Basal nuclei Current Lecture I Ch 12 the central nervous system cont he has back tracked a bit A Sensory areas mainly in the parietal temporal and occipital areas 1 Larger association areas around them help us to make sense of what we re seeing etc 2 Wernicke s area chunk of temporal and parietal lobe important for understanding speech interpreting writing reading 3 Olfactory bulb and tract lay on underside of frontal lobe These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute B C D E a Olfaction only one of our senses that doesn t have a mandatory stop at thalamus smell is most ancient sense b Olfactory cortex most on temporal a little on frontal right up against the amygdala involved in memory 4 Gustatory cortex taste 5 Visceral sensory a Intra abdominal senses pretty non specific b Referred pain 1 Example gallbladder pain presents itself as pain on your neck Prefrontal cortex involved with learning recall personality abstraction long term planning conscience 1 Phenius Gage giant 4 foot bar right through his head he never passed out a Became very mean after the incident started drinking heavily beating his wife etc Left brain vs right brain 1 Left brain analytic numerical logical speech control of right hand 2 Right brain spatially oriented artistic creative control of left hand 3 major types of white matter in cerebrum 1 White matter made up of myelin 2 Projection fibers project upwards or downwards 3 Parasagittal view of fiber tracts shows association fibers clearly bundles of axons running



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