Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Brain Structure and Functions Worksheet, located on your student website.
Bring a hard copy of your worksheet to class for review. (Ground Students only)
Brain Structures and Functions Worksheet
1. Basal ganglia
The basal ganglia is located deep within the cerebral hemispheres in the telencephalon region of the brain. A component of the corpus striatum, it consists of the subthalamic nucleus and the substantia nigra. Functions: Controls Cognition, Movement Coordination, Voluntary Movement, Location.
2. Corpus collosum
The corpus callosum is a thick band of nerve fibers that divides the cerebrum into left and right hemispheres. It