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Psychology Parts of the Brain and their functions NOHS

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Hindbrain
Cerebellum
Medulla
Pons
Midbrain
R.A.S.
Forebrain
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Cerebral Cortex
Limbic System
4 major lobes of the brain
Parietal
Occipital
Temporal
Frontal
Occipital Lobe
processes visual signals
Cerebellum
posture and balance
Medulla
controls breathing and reflexes
Pons
a bridge to connect messages between the brain and spinal cord
Thalamus
a relay station for all the information that travels to and from the cortex
Hypothalamus
controls functions such as hunger and body temperature and sexual activity
Cerebral cortex
learning and stores complex information
Limbic system
regulates emotions
Parietal lobe
body sensations
Frontal lobe
planning of movements and working memory(events that happened very recently)
Temporal lobe
hearing and advanced visual processing
Amygdala
controls violent emotions such as rage and violence
Hippocampus
memories