BIOLOGICAL FUNCTION

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BIOLOGICAL FUNCTION by Mind Map: BIOLOGICAL FUNCTION

1. HUMAN BRAIN

1.1. CEREBRUM

1.1.1. Largest part of the brain

1.1.2. control all conscious through, experience and action

1.1.3. into right and left hemisperes joined by corpus callosum

1.2. CEREBELLUM

1.2.1. Second largest

1.2.2. control posture and balance

1.2.3. role in higher cognitive processes

1.3. BRAIN STEM

1.3.1. controls process

1.3.1.1. heart rate

1.3.1.2. breathing

1.3.1.3. digestion and sleep

1.4. CEREBRAL CORTEX

1.4.1. decision making of the brain

1.4.2. receiver messages

1.4.3. initiates all voluntary action

1.4.4. stores all our memories

1.4.5. FOUR MAJOR AREA

1.4.5.1. Frontal lobe

1.4.5.1.1. language, thought,memory, motor function, problem solving

1.4.5.2. parietal lobe

1.4.5.2.1. receive signal from touch system important for vision and attention perception of stimuli

1.4.5.3. occipital lobe

1.4.5.3.1. visual information is processed

1.4.5.4. temporal lobe

1.4.5.4.1. Language, memory hearing, vision

2. THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

2.1. NEURON

2.1.1. DENDRITE

2.1.1.1. receive inputs and carry to the cell soma

2.1.2. SYNAPSE

2.1.2.1. a small gap separating 2 neurons

2.1.2.2. a link from one neuron to another

2.1.3. NEUROTRANSMITTERS

2.1.3.1. chemical signals that are released across the synapse so that neurons can communicate each other

2.1.4. AXON

2.1.4.1. send messages. take information away from the cell body

2.1.5. CELL BODY

2.1.5.1. main body of the cell and contains the nucleus