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The Human Brain

What is the function of the given section of the human brain?
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Frontal lobe
reasoning, planning, parts of speech, movement, emotions, and problem solving
Parietal lobe
movement, orientation, recognition, perception of stimuli
Occipital lobe
visual processing
Temporal lobe
perception and recognition of auditory information, memory, and speech
Cerebellum
coordination of movement, posture, and balance
Thalamus
sensory and motor functions
Hypothalamus
emotion, thirst, hunger, and control of the nervous system
Amygdala
involved in memory, emotion, and fear
Hippocampus
learning and memory and for converting short term memory to more permanent memory
Brain stem
basic vital life functions such as breathing, heartbeat, and blood pressure
Midbrain
involved in functions such as vision, hearing, eyemovement, and body movement
Pons
involved in motor control and sensory analysis. (for example, information from the ear first enters the brain in the pons)
Medulla Oblongata
responsible for maintaining vital body functions, such as breathing and heartrate
(BONUS) Name the four lobes without looking back at the previous vocab cards.
Frontal lobe, parietal lobe, occipitl lobe, and temporal lobe.