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BC: Why These Parts Of the Brain? The definition of Psychology is the sudy of human behavior and mental processes. The nine sections of the brain I chose deal with Psychology more than the others. These areas deal with emotions, feelings, sensory stimulus, movement, and memory. All of these factors are studied by psychologists.

FC: Brain Functions By: Andrew Garcia

1: Corpus Callosum The corpus callosum connects the left and right sides of the brain, it talks to both sides of the brain.

2: Cerebellum The cerebellum controls movement, without it you would not be able to move, and keep your balance.

3: Hippocampus The hippocampus helps to create new memories. without it someone would remember their childhood really well, but not anything recent.

4: Visual Cortex The visual cortex is the part of the brain that helps you see. It also lets you know what you are looking at.

5: Motor Cortex It is in the cerebellem, it does close to the same thing. it helps you move and keep your balance. Without it you would not be able to run.

6: Thalamus The thalamus lets you know what you are touching, smelling, seeing, hearing, and tasting. It relays this information to the cerebral cortex.

7: Broca's Area This helps you talk. It allows you to talk and also to know what people are saying to you.

8: Amygdala This part of the brain lets you know when you are scared, and controls your emotions. It controls when you are happy or sad.

9: Angular Gyrus The angular gyrus helps control talking, listening, and understanding what people are talking about. It helps to let you know what is happening around you.

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