🧠 Human brain structure and function

The nervous system processes information throughout the body by carrying signals between the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS). The CNS is composed of the brain and spinal cord, while the PNS consists of nerves which are connected to the CNS and reach the rest of the body.

 

The brain has several key parts: the medulla oblongata, the cerebellum, the cerebrum, the hypothalamus and the hippocampus.

 

 

The cerebrum is the uppermost part of the brain that contains many different lobes that control various voluntary functions such as speech, movement and…