The human brain has several parts, but for now we are just going to be looking at the cerebrum.
The cerebrum has two halves (called hemispheres), and on each half there are four different main lobes.
The frontal lobes are easy to remember, as they are at the front!
Some know of their temples from tension headaches.
Occipital and Parietal may be new words for some. Here is a way to remember how to say them.
For occipital, think of an Ox, sipping a tall drink!
Parietal is a four syllable word, pa-ri-e-tal
The outer layer of the cerebrum is called grey matter, as it is darker than the white matter underneath. This outer layer is known as the cortex, or or cerebral cortex. The term cortical means from or of the cerebral cortex.
So, the cortex is a part of the cerebrum (the outer layer).
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