Brain Functions

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12 terms · brain functions along with the area they are associated with

Frontal Lobe

emotions, reasoning, planning, movement, and parts of speech. also involved in creativity, judgment, problem solving, and planning.

Parietal Lobe

processing of nerve impulses related to the senses, such as touch, pain, taste, pressure, and temperature. also have language functions.

Temporal Lobe

hearing, memory, meaning, and language. They also play a role in emotion and learning. interpreting and processing auditory stimuli.

Occipital Lobe

brain's ability to recognize objects. responsible for our vision.

The Cerebral Cortex

thinking, voluntary movements, language, reasoning, and perception.

Cerebellum

controls your movement, balance, posture, and coordination

Hypothalamus

body temperature, emotions, hunger, thirst, appetite, digestion and sleep.

Thalamus

sensory integration and motor integration.

Pituitary Gland

hormones

Pineal Gland

growing and maturing.

Hippocampas

forms and stores your memories

Mid-brain

breathing, reflexes, and swallowing reflexes.

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