The Brain

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frontal lobe
concerned with higher brain functions; decision making; reasoning; planning; forming associations; primary motor cortex.
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Temporal lobe
processes auditory information e.g. speech; hearing; sound recognition. also involved in memory
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parietal lobe
orientation; movement; sensation; some types of recognition and memory
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occipital lobe
visual cortex; processing information from eyes; vision; colour; shape; perspective.
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cerebellum
responsible for balance
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medulla oblongata
regulates body processes that we do not consciously control, heart rate, breathing and blood pressure.
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thalamus
routing all incoming information to correct part of brain via white matter
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hypothalamus
control body temperature also controls sleep, hunger, and thirst
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hippocampus
long term memory
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processes auditory information e.g. speech; hearing; sound recognition. also involved in memory

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orientation; movement; sensation; some types of recognition and memory

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visual cortex; processing information from eyes; vision; colour; shape; perspective.

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responsible for balance

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