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central core

this exists in allvertebrates.  The central core regulates the basic lifeprocesses such as breathing, pulse, arousal, movement, balance, sleep and also the earlystages of processing sensory information.  The central core includes the thalamus, pons, cerebellum, reticular formation and medulla.

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September 27th 2021

actor/observer biases

 theserefer to the tendency for (a) ‘actors’ to explain their own behaviour in situationalterms and (b) observers to explain the behaviour of others in dispositional (person) terms.