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brain parts

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cerebrum (cerebral cortex)
largest part of the human brain; associated with higher brain function such as thought and action; divided into 4 lobes
frontal lobe
reasoning, planning, parts of speech, movement, emotions, and problem solving
parietal lobe
movement, orientation, recognition, perception of stimuli; contains sensory and motor cortex
occipital lobe
visual processing
corpus collasom
bundle of axons which connects the two hemispheres
cerebellum
two hemispheres and has a highly folded surface or cortex; regulation and coordination of movement, posture and balance
limbic system
contains thalamus, hypothalamus, amygdala, and hippocampus
brain stem
midbrain, pons, medulla