Three Major Components Of The Human Brain

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The brain is the most complex organ of the human body and it is divided into three major sections: the forebrain, the midbrain, and the hindbrain. Although each of these separate sections have their own responsibilities, they still work together to process information and control our bodies.
The forebrain is the largest part of the brain and consists of five areas: the cerebral cortex, the basal ganglia, the limbic system, the thalamus, and the hypothalamus. These areas work together to control perception, memory, and cognitive functions. The forebrain is basically what makes us human as it also deals with controlling emotions, motivation, and learning. (“Brain Atlas”)
The midbrain has one of the most important jobs, it connects the hindbrain and forebrain therefore sending information from one to the other; mostly dealing with sight and hearing. The midbrain also contains many other parts, such as the reticular activating system, which deals with regulating consciousness, including sleep, waking, heartbeat, and breathing. (“Brain Atlas”)
The hindbrain is the lowest area of the bran and contains the cerebellum, the pons, and the medulla
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