Parts of the Brain

Based on the description, give the name of the brain region.
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Last updated: July 13, 2013
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The wrinkled outermost layer of the brain
Cerebral Cortex
Associated with reasoning, planning and other 'higher functions'
Frontal Lobe
Associated with movement and orientation
Parietal Lobe
Processes sounds and language
Temporal Lobe
Processes visual information
Occipital Lobe
Main branch that connects the brain to the rest of the body
Spinal Cord
Sensory information arrives here and is then sent to the cortex
Thalamus
Controls homeostasis, thirst, hunger etc.
Hypothalamus
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Associated with emotion and fear
Amygdala
Associated with learning and (spatial) memory
Hippocampus
Also known as the 'little brain'; involved in motor control
Cerebellum
Simple structure which regulates breathing, heart rate and blood pressure
Brainstem
Bundle of neurons that connects the two hemispheres of the brain
Corpus Callosum
Material which consists of the 'body' of neurons
Grey Matter
Material which consists of the axons of neurons
White Matter
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Level 67
Dec 28, 2018
hmpf typed grey cells and white cells..