Psychology Parts of the Brain and their functions NOHS

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Hindbrain

Cerebellum
Medulla
Pons

Midbrain

R.A.S.

Forebrain

Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Cerebral Cortex
Limbic System

4 major lobes of the brain

Parietal
Occipital
Temporal
Frontal

Occipital Lobe

processes visual signals

Cerebellum

posture and balance

Medulla

controls breathing and reflexes

Pons

a bridge to connect messages between the brain and spinal cord

Thalamus

a relay station for all the information that travels to and from the cortex

Hypothalamus

controls functions such as hunger and body temperature and sexual activity

Cerebral cortex

learning and stores complex information

Limbic system

regulates emotions

Parietal lobe

body sensations

Frontal lobe

planning of movements and working memory(events that happened very recently)

Temporal lobe

hearing and advanced visual processing

Amygdala

controls violent emotions such as rage and violence

Hippocampus

memories

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