23 The part of the limbic system located in the center of the brain this

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23. The part of the limbic system located in the center of the brain, this structure relays sensory information from the lower part of the brain to the proper areas of the cortex and processes some sensory information before sending it to its proper area and is called the _______________________ . 24. The larger swelling above the medulla that connects the top of the brain to the bottom and that plays a part in sleep, dreaming, left–right body coordination, and arousal is called the _____________________. 25. The _____________________ ________________ is an area of neurons running through the middle of the medulla and the pons and slightly beyond that is responsible for selective attention. 26. The _______________________ is a curved structure located within each temporal lobe, responsible for the formation of long-term memories and the storage of memory for location of objects. 27. The ____________________ is a brain structure located near the hippocampus, responsible for fear responses and memory of fear. 28. The _______________ is the outermost covering of the brain consisting of densely packed neurons, responsible for higher thought processes and interpretation of sensory input. 29. The thick band of neurons that connects the right and left cerebral hemispheres is called the _________________ _______________. 30. The section of the brain located at the rear and bottom of each cerebral hemisphere containing the visual centers of the brain is the called the ________________ _______________. 31. The sections of the brain located at the top and back of each cerebral hemisphere containing the centers for touch, taste, and temperature sensations is called the _______________________ ____________________________. 32. The __________________ _________________ is the area of the cortex located just behind the temples containing the neurons responsible for the sense of hearing and meaningful speech. 33. The ____________________ ______________________ are areas of the cortex located in the front and top of the brain, responsible for higher mental processes and decision making as well as the production of fluent speech.
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