Figure 583

Multiple centers in the brain stem, the neurons of which secrete different transmitter substances (specified in parentheses). These neurons send control signals upward into the diencephalon and cerebrum and downward into the spinal cord.

Cerebellum

Cerebellum

Basal brain areas NOREPINEPHRINE

Brain stem

Locus cerulus

Olfactory region

Basal brain areas NOREPINEPHRINE

Brain stem

Locus cerulus

Frontal cortex

JCingulate " cortex Caudate nucleus

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