30. The section of the brain located at the rear and bottom of each cerebral hemisphere containing the visual centers of the brain is called the occipital cortex 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 parietal lobe. 32. The temporal lobe 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 frontal lobe 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. 34. The endocrine glands secrete chemicals called hormones directly into the bloodstream. 35. The endocrine glands located on top of each kidney that secrete over 30 different hormones to deal with stress, regulate salt intake, and provide a secondary source of sex hormones affecting the sexual changes that occur during adolescence are called the adrenal glands.
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