Neuroscience Mind Map

Neuroscience-Mind-Map
Peripheral Nervous System
Somatic
Autonomic
Sympathetic
Fight or Flight
Parasympathetic
Rest & Digest
Central Nervous System
Brain
Forebrain
Telencephalon
Cerebrum (2 cerebral hemispheres)
Frontal
Contains primary motor areas and thus
regulates voluntary motor activity. The left
(dominant) side is associated with
language (motor aspect).
Parietal
Initial cortical processing and perception of
limb position.
Occipital
Temporal
Processing of auditory information,
involved in language, learning and feelings.
Processing of visual information
association and recognition.
Involved with emotions and other reactions
to stimuli.
Limbic Lobe
Basal Ganglia
Associated with a variety of functions,
including control of voluntary motor
movements.
Hippocampus
Associated mainly with memory,
particularly longterm memory, also plays
an important role in spatial navigation.
Amygdala
The hypothalamus is responsible for
the regulation of certain metabolic
processes and other activities of the
autonomic nervous system.
Diencephalon
Subthalamus
Integration in voluntary movement and
muscle tone.
Hypothalamus
Midbrain
Responsible for auditory
and visual reflexes, as well as refining of
motor movements.
Hindbrain
Pons
Medulla oblongata
Cerebellum
Spinal Cord
Thalamus
The main function of the thalamus is to
relay motor and sensory signals to the
cerebral cortex (except olfactory).
Responsible for
movement as all voluntary motor stimuli
are processed here.
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