Involved in regulation of emotions and bodily functions such as hunger, thirst, growth, pleasure/pain and body temperature. Connects the nervous system with the endocrine system.
Regulates your life support systems, such as your heart rate, blood pressure and breathing.
(Surface of cerebrum) Your thinking brain; The largest part of the brain, made up of the two hemispheres.
Takes up about 2% of the brains volume. Continuation of the spinal cord, it consists of the cerebellum, medulla oblongata, and pons.
Tiny brain structures made up of about 20,000 neurons located in the hypothalamus. It is a biological clock controlling the cardiac rythm throughout a 24 hour period.
A network of fibres and cell bodies in the central core of the brainstem and extending through the hindbrain and midbrain. It can be considered as a network of neurons that open and close to de/in crease the amount of imformation that gets in/out of the brain.
Emotional centre of the brain, Processes primal feelings such as fear or rage. Also involved in emotional memories.