Brain Physiology

Anatomy and physiology: Week 9

Brain Physiology

Using the South University Online Library or the Internet, research about the brainstem, cerebellum, and cerebrum. Based on your research and understanding, respond to the following:

  • Analyze the three sections of the brain stem, their individual functions, and their component role in brain physiology.
  • Categorize the brainstem, cerebellum, and cerebrum in terms of anatomy and functions.
  • Evaluate the functions of the ventricles of the brain and the choroid plexus, including their role in the formation and maintenance of CSF.
  • Distinguish the cranial nerves and categorize if the nerve is sensory, motor, or mixed and its major function(s).


From your course textbook, Fundamentals of anatomy & physiology, read the following chapters:

Martini, F. H., Nath, J. L., Bartholomew, E. F. (01/2014). Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, 10th Edition. [South University]. Retrieved from…

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