The brain B6.3

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Name the regions of the brain
Cerebral Cortex, Cerebellum, Medulla,Pituitary gland
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What does the Cerebral Cortex do?
The cerebral cortex is concerned with consciousness, intelligence, memory and language.
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What does the Cerebellum do?
The cerebellum is concerned mainly with the coordination of muscular activity's.
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What does the Medulla do?
The medulla is concerned with unconscious activity's (ie heartbeat or breathing).`
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What does the Pituitary gland do?
The Pituitary gland produces hormones (ie ADH), and is linked to the brain.
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How can the regions of the brain be mapped to their functions?
BY: Studying patients with brain damage / Electrically stimulating different parts of the brain / using MRI scanning techniques to monitor brain activity after injury or when completing a task.
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What does the Cerebral Cortex do?

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