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What is the brain stem?

It extends the spinal cord and the swelling on it is responsible for involuntary actions. (Breathing, heart beats, digesting 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 left side of your body's muscles, takes in lots of information (simultaneous processing, imagination, sense of color, musical abilities, pattern thinking, spatial tasks, intuition, and metamorphic thinking).
What functions does the left hemisphere of the brain control?
It controls the right side of your body's muscles, language, remembers names, facts, sequential thinking, literal thinking, logical thinking, mathematical thinking, reasoning, analysis
What structures are part of the limbic system?