problem solving, reasoning, decision making, ideation (makes humans human)
regulates drive, comprised of hypothalamus, amygdala, hippocampus, and septum
regulates motivation (eating, drinking, sexual drive, body temperature, and stress response)
evaluates/monitors information from environment, fear, anger relief
central roles in memory formation/retrieval
inhibits aggression and regulates/limits sex drive
controls endocrine glands, growth, metabolism, and maturation
center of hearing, production/comprehension of speech
band of nerves on central surface of brain that links medulla oblongata and cerebellum to upper brain, responsible for sleep cycles
continuation of spinal cord responsible for respiration, heart rate, blood pressure
processes bodily sensations and perceives spatial relationships
arch of nervous tissue that connects hemispheres and allows communication between them
contains visual center
responsible for regulation/coordination of voluntary muscular movement, posture, and balance
central nervous system located in the spine, plays role in body reflexes, and communicates between brain and peripheral nervous system
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