Essays Tagged: "thalamus"

Human Nervous System.

al column.The brain has three major parts, cerebellum, cerebrum, and the medulla. Also includes the thalamus, hypothalamus, and pons. The thalamus is the relay center of brain and spinal column (also ... ons. The thalamus is the relay center of brain and spinal column (also in pain perception). The hypothalamus controls body temperature, blood pressure, sleep, and emotions (also is involved and contro ...

(5 pages) 233 3 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Sleeping Disorders.

s of sleep (brain basics). REM sleep begins with signals sent from the pons that then travel to the thalamus, which from there sends the signals to the cerebral cortex, the part of the brain responsib ...

(12 pages) 208 2 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Nervous System, Five parts of the brain

1. The Thalamus- A brain structure that relays sensory messages to the cerebral cortex.      ... be sent to the vision area, and auditory signals would not be sent to the auditory area.2. Hypothalamus- A brain structure involved in emotions and drives vital to survival.       ...

(1 pages) 34 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Abortion: The right of the person versus the right of the fetus

Firstly, a fetus is able to feel pain from the 24th week when the synaptic connections between the thalamus and the cerebral cortex are made. It is areas in the cerebral cortex that gives rise to the ...

(3 pages) 24 3 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Brain and Its' Structures

different structures and areas inside the brain. I will discuss four of them with you. They are the thalamus, hypothalamus, endocrine and limbic systems. In this paper I will discuss the location of e ... ain, its functions, and disorders/pathology related to damage to these structures.We begin with the thalamus; the thalamus is a mass of nerve cells centrally located in the brain just below the cerebr ...

(4 pages) 116 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Stem Cell To External Cuneate Nucleus

cerebral cortex. Its axon projects to the contralateral neurons in the ventroposteriolateral (VPL) thalamus via the internal arcuate fibers and medial lemniscus. In order for a stem cell to be ... ferentiation occurs throughout the developmental process as the neuron forms its circuit to the VPL thalamus. However, after the neuron has migrated to the ECN; the axon undergoes axonal guidance to f ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Schizophrenia Associated With Cotard and Capgras Syndrome

sic care and needs. After completing a CT scan, it was concluded that RY had hematomas in the right thalamus and the left Basal Ganglia among other injuries.Because RY's Basal Ganglia, the area of the ...

(5 pages) 1846 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Nervous System

in. The brain has 3 main divisions, cerebellum, cerebrum, and the medulla. As well comprise the hypothalamus, thalamus and pons. The thalamus is the transmit center of brain. The hypothalamus reins bl ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology