Parts of the brain

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Cerebrum
This is divided into into four types of lobes, each with a different function, although there may be some overlapping.
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Frontal Lobes
These are at the front of the brain and are responsible for complex thinking, creativity and reasoning as well as the primary motor cortex
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Occipital Lobes
These can be found at the back of the brain and are responsible for visual processing, vision and sight
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Parietal Lobes
These are found at the top of the brain and are responsible for controlling movement and our senses, touch, taste, pain and temperature
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Temporal Lobes
These are located at the sides of brain and are responsible for hearing and are involved in memory
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Hypothalamus
This controls the release of hormones and regulates drives important for survival such as thirst, hunger, temperature and sleep
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Pituitary Gland
This is the size of a pea, but it releases hormones that control the body's response to stress, growth and the changes that take place in puberty
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