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Structure of the brain: List the systems located in the forebrain section of the brain.

1. thalamus
2. hypothalamus
3. limbic system
4. cerebrum

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Structure of the brain: What is the difference between the thalamus and the hypothalamus?

The thalamus relays center for senses (except smell)
The hypothalamus regulates basic biological needs (ie hunger, thirst, sex)

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Structure of the brain: loosely connected network of structures, including hippocampus and amygdala

limbic system

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Structure of the brain: the limbic system includes the ____________ and _________

hippocampus
amygdala

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Structure of the brain: the reward pathway travels through the ______ ________

lymbic system

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Structure of the brain: the brain is divided into right and left hemispheres; and connected by the ________ ________

corpus callosum

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Structure of the brain: What are the four lobes in the forebrain?

1. Optical lobe
2. Parietal lobe
3. Temporal lobe
4. Frontal lobe

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Structure of the brain: what is the optical lobe for?

primary visual cortex

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Structure of the brain: what is the parietal lobe for?

primary somatosensory cortex (touch)

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Structure of the brain: what is the temporal lobe for?

primary auditory cortex

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Structure of the brain: what is the frontal lobe for?

primary motor cortex (movement of body parts)

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Structure of the brain: what is the prefrontal cortex for?

executive control system