How to Remember the Brain Memorization Mnemonics The

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How to Remember the Brain Memorization Mnemonics

How to Remember the Brain Memorization Mnemonics

The Four Lobes “Freud Tore his Pants Off” F = Frontal T = Temporal

The Four Lobes “Freud Tore his Pants Off” F = Frontal T = Temporal P = Parietal O = Occipital

Frontal Lobe Open the front door to your brain and surprise Einstein (a complex

Frontal Lobe Open the front door to your brain and surprise Einstein (a complex thinker) is there!

Temporal Lobe Bounce to the tempo of your favorite music. This is where auditory

Temporal Lobe Bounce to the tempo of your favorite music. This is where auditory processing takes place.

Parietal Lobe A Piranha bites you on the top of your head, where your

Parietal Lobe A Piranha bites you on the top of your head, where your parietal lobe is located and would process the pain

Occipital Lobe Octopus with eyes that process visual info on its tentacles instead of

Occipital Lobe Octopus with eyes that process visual info on its tentacles instead of suckers

THE REST OF THE BRAIN

THE REST OF THE BRAIN

Parts of the BRAIN STEM “Pavlov’s Really Freaking Mad!” • Pons • Reticular Formation

Parts of the BRAIN STEM “Pavlov’s Really Freaking Mad!” • Pons • Reticular Formation • Medulla

PONS • Put a “d” in “pons” = PONDS • PONDS are relaxing to

PONS • Put a “d” in “pons” = PONDS • PONDS are relaxing to take a nap by • Pons = part of the brain that regulates waking and relaxing

RETICULAR FORMATION • Imagine someone tickled you while you were sleeping – you would

RETICULAR FORMATION • Imagine someone tickled you while you were sleeping – you would wake up quickly! • Reticular Formation: involved in motivation and alertness.

MEDULLA • Imagine someone wearing an Olympic medal around their neck • Medulla: regulates

MEDULLA • Imagine someone wearing an Olympic medal around their neck • Medulla: regulates the heart and lungs

HIPPO CAMPUS • Imagine a hippo wandering around a college campus, trying to figure

HIPPO CAMPUS • Imagine a hippo wandering around a college campus, trying to figure out how to get to class • The Hippocampus is involved in MEMORY (and getting the hippo where he needs to go)

AMGYDALA • “MGY” rhymes with “WIG” • Think of a Halloween costume with a

AMGYDALA • “MGY” rhymes with “WIG” • Think of a Halloween costume with a WIG that would scare a child • Amygdala associates emotion with memories, including fear

THAL AMUS • Picture traffic cops Hal and Amos directing information • Thalamus relays

THAL AMUS • Picture traffic cops Hal and Amos directing information • Thalamus relays information from the body to different parts of the brain for processing Dancing Traffic Cop

CEREBELLUM • Imagine yourself trying to balance a bell on top of your head

CEREBELLUM • Imagine yourself trying to balance a bell on top of your head • Cerebellum is involved in helping you maintain balance

HYPOTHALAMUS • “Hypo the Llamas” • Imagine using a hypodermic needle to spray water

HYPOTHALAMUS • “Hypo the Llamas” • Imagine using a hypodermic needle to spray water on llamas, cooling them down • Hypothalamus regulates body’s metabolic processes, such as hunger, thirst, and body temperature