major brain structures

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largest part of brain


receives and interprets sensory information


generates and controls muscle movement


provides mental functions such as memory, intelligence, creativity, and reasoning


2nd largest part of brain


coordinates and fine tunes voluntary muscle movement


physical center of brain


controls relay and integration centers for incoming sensory information


integrates incoming sensory information


integrates nervous system and endocrine responses

brain stem

"trunk of the brain"

brain stem

connects parts of the brain to the spinal cord

brain stem

contains integration centers that regulate visceral (autonomic) activities

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