The Structure and Function of the Brain

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  • Structure and function of the brain
    • Cerebrum
      • Two hemispheres
      • Connected by the corpus callosum
        • Two hemispheres
      • Control of high order processes
        • Memory and language
      • Largest part of brain
    • Cerebellum
      • Fine motor skills
        • Coordination of movement and posture
          • Cerebellum
            • Fine motor skills
              • Coordination of movement and posture
      • Hypothalamus
        • Homeostatic control
        • Autonomic nervous system control
        • Sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system
        • Produces hormones and monitors blood composition
      • Medulla Oblongata
        • Non-skeletal muscle control
        • Control breathing and heart rate
        • Controls peristalsis and coughing

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