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What is the cerebrum?

Part of the brain responsible for higher function - memory, language and personality.

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What are the lobes of the cerebrum?
Hint there are four.

Frontal
Temporal
Parietal
Occipital

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What is the parietal lobe responsible for?

Sensation
Visual-spatial skills
Recognition of faces
Drawing & artistic ability

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What does the frontal lobe control?

Intelligence
Personality
Inhibition
Movement
Speech

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What does the cerebellum do?

Controls movement, balance & co-ordination

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What is the function of the brainstem?

Primitive controls:

Breathing
Blood pressure
Heart rate

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What is the occipital lobe responsible for?

Vision

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What does the temporal lobe control?

Mood
Memory
Hearing
Speech recognition

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