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1

what is the function of the frontal lobe

social conscience
motor planning
and more

2

what is the function of the temporal lobe

auditory processing

3

what is the function of the occipital lobe

primary visual cortex

4

what is the function of the median eminence

a part of the hypothalamus from which regulatory hormones are released to the anterior pituritary gland

5

what is the operculum

the covering of the insula

6

what is the internal capsule

surrounds and runs through the basal ganglia to give a striped appearance (corpus striatum) motor function

7

what is the copora quadrigemina

superior and inferior colliculi

8

where is the fornix

originates near the body of the hippocampus and arcs over the thalamus and third ventricle

involved in emotive aspects of memory

9

what structures are found in the lenticular nucleus

putamen
globus pallidus


involved in planned movement

10

what is the amygdaloid body

emotional responses

11

what structures make up the basal nuclei

caudate nucleus
putamen
globus pallidus

12

where does the internal capsule carry information from

carries from the cerebrum to the midbrain

damage can cause paralysis of skeletal muscle