The caudal of two pairs of bumps visible on the dorsal surface of the midbrain; receive information about sound.
Part of the diencephalon; an important sensory relay nucleus to the cerebral cortex.
A fiber tract that extends from the hippocampus to the mammillary body.
Immediately ventral to the cerebellum, this structure ncludes regions involved in motor control and sensory analysis, including several cranial nerve nuclei.
Part of the diencephalon, implicated in hunger, thirst, temperature regulation, reproductive behaviors, and much more.
The more rostral of two pairs of bumps visible on the dorsal surface of the midbrain; receive visual information.
A structure located at the back of the brain that is involved in the central regulation of movement.
A small, complex endocrine gland located at the base of the skull; controls almost all hormone secretion.
The band of axons that connects the two cerebral hemispheres.
Forms the bottom of the brainstem and marks the transition from brain stem to spinal cord; neurons here maintain vital bodily functions.
A cortical portion of the limbic system, found in the frontal and parietal midline.
An extensive region of the brainstem, extending from the medulla through the thalamus, that is involved in sleep and arousal.
Textbook Reference: The Brain Is Described in Terms of Both Structure and Function