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What is the brain stem?
It extends the spinal cord and the swelling on it controls involuntary functions. (breathing, heartbeat, etc.)

What is the cerebellum?

It coordinates your muscles and balance.
What is the cerebrum?

It is responsible for thought, memory, speech, vision, and emotion.
What is the frontal lobe?

It is responsible for reasoning, planning, problem-solving, movement, and emotions.
What is the temporal lobe?

It is responsible for perception, hearing, and memory.
What is the parietal lobe?

It is responsible for sensory functions (touch, pressure, temperature, pain, and language processing).
What is the occipital lobe?


It is responsible for vision

What functions does the right hemisphere of the brain control?
It controls the muscles on the left side of your body and takes in lots of information. (simultaneous processing, imagination, sense of color, musical abilities, pattern thinking, spatial tasks, intuition, metamorphic thinking)
What functions does the left hemisphere of the brain control?

It controls the right side of the body's muscles, remembers names and facts, does sequential thinking, literal thinking, logical thinking, mathematical thinking, reasoning, analysis, and verbal skills.
What structures are part of the limbic system?

It's made of the thalamus, hypothalamus, pituitary gland, pineal gland, amygdala, and hippocampus.
What functions does the limbic system control?

It has direct connection with taste and smell receptors and stores memory,
What is Howard Gardener's Theory of Multiple Intelligences?

It is an expansion of our overall definition intelligence.
What are the 7 intelligences?

Linguistic/ verbal, musical, logical mathematical, spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, intrapersonal, and interpersonal.

What is linguistic/verbal intelligence?
Language skills.
What is musical intelligence?

Being able to listen to music and identify the beat and all.
What is logical mathematical intelligence?

The ability to use logic and numbers.
What is spatial intelligence?
The ability to analyze a space.
What is bodily kinesthetic intelligence?
The ability to move your body.
What is intrapersonal intelligence?

The ability to know yourself and what you like.

What are the 3 learning styles?

Auditory, Visual, and Kinesthetic.
What is the auditory learning style?

To learn by listening.
What is the visual learning style?

To learn by seeing.
What is the kinesthetic learning style?

To learn by doing.
What is interpersonal intelligence?


The ability to cooperate with others.