a major division of the vertebrate brain
mainly controls balance and coordinates movements
anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres
an almond-shaped neural structure in the anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum; intimately connected with the hypothalamus and the hippocampus and the cingulate gyrus; as part of the limbic system it plays an important role in motivation and emotional behavior
Motivation and emotional behaviour
that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead
Helps you choose between good and bad - so use your frontal lobe and master this list!
large egg-shaped structures of grey matter that form the dorsal subdivision of the diencephalon
It may be thought of as a kind of switchboard of information
a structure in the floor of the brain's lateral ventricle
Fried said sensory experiences that eventually become memories pass through this hub before they are stored in the
hippocampus, the brain's chief memory center.
plays important role in: consolidation of information from short-term memory to long-term memory
the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
also controls other basic functions, such as our breathing and heart rate.Salon (Sep 1, 2012)
The brain stem provides the main motor and sensory innervation to the face and neck via the cranial nerves.
a basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system
that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head
, rather bizarrely located at the back, furthest from the eyes, largely process vision.Salon (Sep 1, 2012)
visual processing center
that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head
"Just over the
, you see," the robot explained, indicating the jewels.Kuttner, Henry
involved in auditory perception and is home to the primary auditory cortex.
that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
It runs forward in the
above and in the temporal lobe below.Various
integrates sensory information from different modalities