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Flashcards 12
Language English
Category Psychology
Level University
Created / Updated 08.04.2017 / 10.08.2021
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What are the different parts of the nervous system?

Brain, spinal cord and nerves

What is trepariation? 

Boring a hole in the skull with the aim to cure

Contrast Hippoctes' and Aristotele's idea of the brain and its function. 


Hippocrates : Brain as seat of intelligence. Aristotle: Heart as center of intellect, brain as radiator for cooling blood.

What did Galen discover?

By dissecting animals: Cerebrum in the front and Cerebellum in the back. Cerebrum rather soft and Cerebellum rather hard. Cerebrum for sensation and perception + repository of memory. Cerebellum for movement control.