Brain function diagrams make it easy to illustrate what parts of the brain are associated with different thought processes, bodily functions and other mental capabilities, explains the Brainwaves Center. All that is nece... More » Science Human Anatomy

The basic parts of the brain structure are the forebrain, the midbrain and the hindbrain, according to Innerbody. The forebrain is made up of the cerebrum, the hypothalamus and the thalamus and the pineal gland. The cere... More » Science Human Anatomy Organs

An anatomical diagram of the human brain can be found at It labels several parts of the brain such as the cerebellum, cortex and cranium. Another diagram, labeling the different lobes of the brain, can be foun... More » Science Human Anatomy Nerves

The right side of the brain controls the left side of the body, and functions in the areas of spatial positioning, recognition, memory, understanding and imagination. The right brain is also responsible for processing mu... More »

The basal ganglia plays a role in a number of functions in the brain, including involuntary motor control and some cognitive functions. The exact function of the basal ganglia is something that is still being studied and... More »

The function of fontanels is to allow a baby's brain to grow during the first year of life and for the baby's head to pass through the birth canal. Fontanels are the soft areas between the bones of the skull. More »

The sensory strip is the part of the brain responsible for receiving and sending messages of feeling from various parts of the body, according to Hunter Brain Injury Respite Options Inc. It also includes the region that ... More »