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Cerebral Cortex

Regulates bodily control and gathering of information. Made up of neural cells.

Glial Cells

Cells of the nervous system that act as "parents" for parents.

Motor Cortex

At the back of frontal lobes. Controls movement.

Sensory Cortex

Recieves "messages" about body motion from motor cortex.

Association Areas

Areas of the brain involved in thought process.

Aphasia

Language impairment. Caused by damage to left side of the brain. Results may vary.

Broca's Area

In left hemisphere. Controls language and weak muscles. Named for Paul Broca.

Wenicke's Area

In left temporal lobe. Controls how we view language.

Angular Gyrus

Transforms words into being understood.

Plasticity

The brain's self allowance of modification.

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