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The Brain

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Cerebral CortexThe outermost layer of the brain; It controls high level mental processing
FissureA Depression marking off an area of the Cerebral Cortex
Hemisphere 1/2 of the Cerebral Cortex; Each half controls the opposite side of the body
Corpus CallosumA large bundle of nerve fibers that transfers information from one 1/2 to the other
LobesMajor divisions of the Cerebral Cortex
Parietal LobesDivisions of the Cerebral Cortex that contains the Sensory Strip
Frontal LobeDivisions of the cerebral cortex that contains the Motor Strip, Prefrontal Area, and Frontal area
Pre-Frontal AreaPart of the frontal lobe that enables us to reexperiance past events
Motor StripA band running down the sides of the Frontal Lobe that controls all body movements
Sensory StripA band running down the sides of the Pariental Lobe that provides all sensation
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Occipital Lobe: Division of Cerebral Cortex that interprets visual information
Temporal Lobe: Division of Cerebral Cortex responsible for hearing and some speech functions
Dominance: Control either the right or the left side has more control
Lower Brain: Part of the brain common to animals that regulates basic functions
Thalamus: Part of the lower brain that relays messages
Hypothalamus: Part of the lower brain that regulates basic needs
Amygdala: Limbic system structure responsible for emotional responses
Hippocampus: Limbic system structure responsible for forming memories
Cerebellum: Part of the lower brain that cordinates and organizes bodily movements

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