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Corpus callosum

To connect and carry messages between the two brain hemispheres

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Thalamus

Brain’s sensory control center; directs messages to the sensory receiving areas in the cortex and transmits replies to the cerebellum and medulla

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Hypothalamus

Direct several maintenance activities, helps govern the endocrine system via the pituitary gland and linked to emotion and reward

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Hippocampus

Helps process explicit memories for storage

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Amygdala

Linked to emotion and fear-learning

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Pituitary Gland

Endocrine system’s most influential gland; regulates growth and controls other endocrine glands

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Medulla

Controls heartbeat and breathing

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Cerebellum

Processing sensory input, coordinating movement output and balance, and enabling non-verbal learning and memory

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Frontal Lobe

Involved in speaking and muscle movements and in making plans and judgments

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Motor Strip

Controls muscle movement, voluntary movement, swallowing, and speech

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Sensory Strip

Receives and sends messages of feeling from different parts of your body

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Parietal Lobe

Receives sensory input for touch and body position

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Occipital Lobe

Receives information from the visual field

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Temporal Lobe

Includes the auditory areas, each receiving information primarily form the opposite ear

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Broca's Area

Controls language expression