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David

Darling

brain: mid-sagittal view

brain mid-sagittal view

Brainstem and cerebellum

  • MEDULLA OBLONGATA
        Heart beat, blood pressure, breathing
  • PONS
        Facial expression, jaw movements
  • MIDBRAIN
        Eye movements, pupil size
  • CEREBELLUM
        Coordinates movements and balance
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    Forebrain

  • HYPOTHALAMUS
        Body temperature, thirst, sleep, aggression
  • THALAMUS
        Relays sensory information
  • PITUITARY GLAND
        Hormone production
  • CORPUS CALLOSUM
        Connection between hemispheres
  • CEREBRUM
        Higher functions
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