The Parts of the Brain

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The Frontal Lobe

  • involved in planning, organizing, problem solving, and selective attention
  • carries higher mental processes such as thinking and decision making
  • It is located at the front of the brain

The Parietal Lobe

  • located towards the back of the brain
  • processes sensory information within seconds
  • Information such as temperature, touch, and taste are integrated

The Temporal Lobe

  • located on the side of the brain
  • this is responsible for processing auditory information from the ear

The Occipital Lobe

  • This part of the brain is located in the very back of the brain
  • It's function is processing visual information