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Ch. 2 Brain Structures

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Thalamus
relay station for sensory stimulation
Hypothalamus
regulates body temperature, motivation and emotion, hunger, thirst, sex, caring, aggression
Hippocampus
a part of the limbic system of the brain that is involved in memory formation
Medulla
regulates heart rate, blood pressure and respiration
Limbic System
memory and emotion
Cerebellum
"Little Brain" : balance and muscle control
Cerebrum
thinking and language
Cerebral Cortex
vision, hearing/auditory, somatosensory, motor cortex (LOBES)