Brain

name parts of brain
cerebrum, cerebellum, medulla oblongata, hypothalamus, pit, gland,
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function of cerebrum?
in control of 'higher brain functions' eg. intelligence, thoughts, hearing, vision etc.
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function of cerebellum?
controls coordination of movement and posture
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function of medulla oblongata?
controls non skeletal muscles (eg. cardiac) and is in control of the autonomic nervous system.
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function of hypothalamus?
controls homoeostatic mech. (monitor blood pressure or endocrine functions)
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pit. gland function?
secretes hormones eg. ADH, can control other endocrine glands
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how to treat ADHD?
using methylphenidate (Ritalin)
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function of cerebrum?

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in control of 'higher brain functions' eg. intelligence, thoughts, hearing, vision etc.

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function of cerebellum?

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function of medulla oblongata?

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function of hypothalamus?

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