Functions of Lobes of the Brain
Functions of the lobes of the brain, the cerebellum, and the brainstem
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Emotions, judgement, understanding, personality self awareness
Touch, pain & temp sensations from the opposite side of the body
Visual perception, color recognition
Auditory perception, memory.
Fine movement coordination, balance, equilibrium, muscle tone
breathing, blood pressure, digestion, heart rate; also relays information
Part of the brain stem, inferior portion of the brain
A hindbrain structure that connects the medulla to the two sides of the cerebellum; helps coordinate and integrate movements on each side of the body.
A nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal.
A doughnut-shaped system of neural structures at the border of the brainstem and cerebral hemispheres; associated with emotions such as fear and aggression and drives such as those for food and sex. Includes the hippocampus, amygdala, and hypothalamus.
Relays information from sensory receptors to the brain
Control center for recognition and analysis of hunger, thirst, fatigue, and body temperature
A limbic system structure involved in memory and emotion, particularly fear and aggression.
limbic system that helps process explicit memories for storage. (Long term memory)
Outer layer of the brain, thinking, organizing, and creative center.
Endocrine gland attached to the base of the brain that secretes hormones that affect the function of other glands as well as hormones that act directly on physical processes.
controls touch sensation
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