The oldest part and central core of the brain. Responsible for automatic survival functions.
Base of the brain stem; controls heartbeat and breathing.
The brains sensory control center; located on top of the brain stem.
A nerve network that travels through the brain stem; controls arousal.
At the rear end on the brain stem; Controls balance, posture and movement.
Located below the cerebral hemisphere. Associated with emotions and drives.
Located in the limbic system; linked to emotion
Located below the thalamus; associated with eating, drinking, and body temperature
The Cerebral Cortex
Located behind the forehead; involves speaking, muscle movement, and making judgments
Located at the top of the head and toward the rear; relieves sensory input for touch and body position.
Located at the back of the head; areas that receive info through the visual fields.
Located above the ears; each receiving information from the opposite ear.
Located at the rear end of the frontal lobe; controls voluntary movement.
Located at the front of the parietal lobe; it processes body touch and movement sensations