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brain stem
regulates basic life processes
medulla
region of brain stem; breathing, waking, and heartbeat
Pons
region of brainstem that connects spinal cord with brain and links parts of brain to eachother
reticular formation
region of brain stem that alerts cerebral cortex to incoming sensory signals, maintains consciousness, and awakening from sleep
Thalamus
relays sensory impulses to cerebral cortex
cerebellum
motor coordination, posture, balance, learning to control body movements
limbic system
emotional behavior , motivational urges, memory
hippocampus
involved in acquisition of explicit memory
amygdala
controls emotion, aggression, and the formation of emotional memory
hypothalamus
motivated behavior and homeostasis
cerebrum
regulates higher cognitive and emotional functions
frontal lobe
above lateral fissureand in front of central sulcus; motor control and cognitive activities
parietal lobe
behind frontal lobe and above lateral fissure; contains somatosensory cortex
occipital lobe
rearmost region; primary visual cortex
temporal lobe
below lateral fissure; auditory cortex
motor cortex
region of cerebral cortex that controls voluntary muscles
somamtosensory cortex
region of parietal lobes that processes sensory input
auditory cortex
area of temporal lobes; processes auditory info
association cortex
parts of cerebral cortex in which many high-level brain prcesses occur
pituitary gland
secretes growth hormone nad influences secretion of other hormones