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controls heart rate, breathing, blood pressure (autonomic functions)


coordinates muscle movement and balance

frontal lobe

abstract though, emotional control, logic

occipital lobe

processes visual information

temporal lobe

processes auditory information

parietal lobe

receives sensory information, sensory cortex


regulates primal drives; fear and aggression


processes memories


regulates body temperature, appetite, sleep, pleasure center


sensory relay station

reticular formation

controls arousal, attention and focus

broca's area

ability to make speech

wernicke's area

understanding language

cereberal cortex

thinking part of the brain, executive functions


facial muscles

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