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Anatomy of the Brain
Reticular Formation


  • Arousal
  • Attention
  • Cardiac Reflexes
  • Motor Functions
  • Regulates Awareness
  • Relays Nerve Signals to the Cerebral Cortex
  • Sleep


  • The reticular formation is a group of nerve fibers located inside the brainstem.


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