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The cortex is
folded back over
the ENTIRE
brain!
The cerebral hemispheres
O The site of
higher functions
of the brain
O Made up of grey
matter ­ nerve
cell bodies,
dendrites and
synapses
O The left & right
hemispheres are
connected by the
corpus
callosum…read more

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The frontal lobe
O Emotional responses,
planning reasoning and
decision making
O Combines info from several
areas to form associations
and develop ideas - linked
with your personality
O Contains the primary motor
cortex which is involved in
the control of body
movements…read more

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The temporal lobe
O Processes auditory info ­
sound recognition, hearing
and speech
O Also involved with memory
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Nicole

Really useful. Thanks for posting it!

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