Create
Learn
Share

Parts of the Brain

rename
epicninja's version from 2016-03-03 07:41

Brain structures

Question Answer
brain stemregulates breathing and swallowing
cerebellum"little brain", involved in movement
basal gangliainvolved in reward; system of subcortical structures crucial for planning and producing movement
hypothalamusregulates vital functions such as body temperature
thalamussensory relay station
hippocampusprimary structure for memory
amygdalaimportant for emotions
cerebral cortexdivided into four lobes
memorize

Lobes

Question Answer
frontalthought
occipitalvision
parietaltouch
temporalhearing
memorize

Location of Cortexes

Question Answer
Prefrontal cortexFrontal lobe
Primary motor cortex back of frontal lobe, middle
Primary somatosensory cortexfront of parietal lobe, middle
Primary auditory cortextemporal lobe
Primary visual cortexoccipital lobe
memorize