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Problem: You need to remember the location and function of the major components of brains: 1) basal ganglia 2) thalamus 3) hypothalamus 4) hippocampus 5) brain stem includes midbrain, pons and medulla oblongata.

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Basail ganglia

  • Location: Upper part of the midbrain and below the thalamus
  • Function: Responsible for motor control, motor learning, executive functions, behaviors, and emotions. Basal ganglia network forms the basis for several movement disorders.

Thalamus

  • Location: Just above the brain stem between the cerebral cortex and the midbrain and has extensive nerve connections to both
  • Function: Relays motor and sensory signals to the cerebral cortex
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You need to remember the location and function of the major components of brains: 

1) basal ganglia 

2) thalamus 

3) hypothalamus 

4) hippocampus 

5) brain stem includes midbrain, pons and medulla oblongata.

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