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Parts of Brain

Parts of Brain and What They Do

Frontal Lobe Reasoning, planning, speech, movement, smell, peresonality
When is the frontal lobe fully developed? Not until between ages 18-21
Temporal Lobe Deciphers sound, controls memory, language meaning, helps with senses
Brain Stem control involuntary actions, such as breathing, blinking, heart beat
Cerebellum Coordination and balance
Occipital Lobe Visual images
Parietal Lobe Senses (besides sight and smell), such as touch, pressure pain Calculating, reading/writing, attention
Motor Cortex Controls specific muscles/groups
Thalmus Receives messages from organs and relays info to parts of brain
Hypothalmus Control center to recognize hunger, thirst, fatigue, anger, body temperature; primitive brain
Created by: leeannaburns