Brain Anatomy

Where are the brain’s lobes and what activities does each lobe control?

The Frontal Lobe is located just behind the skull of the forehead, and it governs our ability to reason, make judgments, organize information and control some motor/muscle functions […]

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What is the cerebral cortex and what is its function?

The cerebral cortex, also known as the cerebrum, is the largest portion of the brain, located right under the forehead and it is divided into two parts, a right and a left hemisphere […]

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What are the major parts of the brain?

The major parts or areas of the brain are the cerebral cortex (also known as the cerebrum), the cerebellum and the brain stem.

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What are the brain membranes?

The brain membranes (also known as meninges) are the three layers that surround the brain: dura mater, arachnoid and pia mater. They support and protect the brain and they separate its various parts.

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What is cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)?

CSF is a clear liquid in the brain that buffers the three membranes from each other and also the brain itself. CSF carries nutrients between blood vessels and the brain cells.

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What is the brain stem and what is its function?

The brain stem connects the brain to the spinal cord […]

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What is the cerebellum and what is its function?

The cerebellum is located towards the back of the cerebral cortex and beneath the occipital lobes […]

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What is the skull?

The skull is a strong bony structure that houses and protects the brain.

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What is the brain?

The brain is the center of the nervous system (which regulates a person’s perception of the world and what goes on in his or her body) […]

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