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THE BRAIN

Functions of the Brain Name _________________



 Parietal Lobe:
Frontal Lobe: Responsible for thinking and creativity
Movement (voluntary) Sensory Cortex
Emotional Control Sensory and Perception
Complex Problem Solving Visual / Spatial Orientation
Concentration Intelligence
Intelligence Reasoning
Reasoning Language
Behavior Sensation
Memory Reading
Personality Telling Right from Left
Planning
Decision making Occipital Lobe: Receives
judgement and processes visual
inhibition Temporal Lobe: Information
mood Hearing “auditory”
Balance and Equilibrium Cerebellum: Little Brain
Smell Enables nonverbal learning and
Some Language comprehension memory
Emotion and Motivation Judge Time
Speech Alter our Emotions
Behavior Pituitary Gland:
Discriminate sounds
Memory Hormones
Coordination
Growth
Balance
Fertility
Muscle Control
Brain Stem: Most inner
region of the Brain
Breathing
Blood Pressure
Heartbeat
Swallowing

Limbic System Brain’s Sensory Switchboard

Large band of neural fibers connection


the two brain hemispheres that carry
messages between them
Hypothalamus:
Influences hunger, thirst, body
temperature, monitors blood
chemistry

Regulates Aggression, fear


and emotions
Perception and processing
of Emotions
Helps process
memory for
storage
Divisions of the Brain Name _________________

Controls Located Between Structure at the


Thought and forebrain and top of the Spinal
Reason hindbrain. Simple Cord. Life
movements and support system
sensory information

Left and Right


Hemisphere

Cerebral Cortex PARIETAL


LOBE
aka The Cerebrum

FRONTAL LEFT: RIGHT:


LOBE Reading, Perceptual
writing, Tasks and
speaking, Understanding
arithmetic Speech

TEMPORAL
LOBE

OCCIPITAL
LOBE