Brain Architecture

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Brains are the product of biological...
Evolution
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What do all biological systems produce more of than can survive?
Offspring
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Conception is ... leading to variance in offspring
Probabilistic
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Those who can solve .... will reproduce
Life's problems
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"the brain is structured by...."
Life's problems
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Flexibility is important in which three areas?
Sensory processes, motor systems and ability to integrate info.
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What is phylogenesis?
Evolutionary development and diversification of species
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What becomes more sophisticated across phylogenetic scale?
Solutions to problems
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What basic thing has remained the same in all vertebrates?
Brain architecture
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The basic brain architecture in all vertebrates means what in relation to rat studies?
That they are useful in gaining knowledge about humans
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In functional systems what does learned threat trigger?
Cortex & limbic system and avoidance
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In functional systems what does loom trigger?
Sensorimotor midbrain and avoidance
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In functional system does pain trigger?
Spinal chord and escape
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In functional systems what three systems lead to defense-related output?
Motor, automatic, endocrine
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Localisation of what is important in brain architecture?
Function
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Which two areas are the functional areas that process information from the eye?
Visual cortex/midbrain and superior colliculus
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Structures with generic function have what type of micro-architecture
Repeating
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What are the three sensorimotor structures?
Cerebral cortex, midbrain and hindbrain
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What are the three characteristics of the cerebellum?
Easily seen from underneath the brain, next to brain-stem, tight folds
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