The Structure Of The Brain Essay

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Structure of the brain
The brain is made up of 4 main parts and they are:
● the cerebral cortex,
● limbic system,
● the cerebellum
● and the brain stem
The cerebral cortex
The cerebral cortex is split into two cerebral hemispheres (the left and right hemispheres). Sometimes the right hemisphere is related to creativity and the left hemisphere is related to logic abilities. It is divided into four sections called lobes, the frontal lobe, parietal lobe, occipital lobe, and temporal lobe. This is the largest part of the brain. The cerebral cortex is associated with determining intelligence, influencing your personality, motor function, planning and organization, processing sensory information and language processing. The cerebral cortex has sensory as well as motor areas therefore it is responsible for processing sensory information and motor functionality responses.
The frontal Lobe
The frontal lobe is the biggest lobe. It is involved in motor functions. The frontal lobe helps us to make decisions as well as assisting to solve problems. It is also connected language and speech functions. The frontal lobe is located at the front of that brain. It is also the biggest lobe in the brain. The frontal lobe is the part of the brain that controls important intellectual skills, such as emotional expression, memory and judgment.
Parietal Lobe
The parietal lobe is behind the frontal lobe and above the temporal lobe. It is responsible for receiving and processing sensory information and…
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