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Hindbrain
cerebellum, pons, medulla
Cerebellum
reflex center for muscular coordination & movements
Pons
-Connects various parts of brain w/1 another
-contains respiratory & sleep
Medulla
controls heartbeat, respiration, BP, coughing & vomiting
Midbrain
center for visual & auditory reflexes
Forebrain
thalamus, hypothalamus, & cerebrum
Thalamus
Main sensory relay center for conducting infob/t spinal cord and cerebrum
Hypothalamus
control of body temp, appetite, fat metabolism & emotions.
Cerebrum
center of intellect, memory, consdciousness & language
cerebrum (detail)
-left & right hemispheres
-white matter: mylinated axons; connect parts of brain
-gray matter: "cerbral cortex"
Cerebral cortex
contains cell bodies & dendrites