What Is The Diencephalon And Why Is It Important?

Hunger, thirst, sleep, heartbeat, childbirth – as random as these bodily functions may seem, they all have one thing in common. Namely, they are all partially controlled by the diencephalon. At just 2.2 inches in length, the diencephalon is a…

The Pons Function: Your Bridge To A Good Night’s Sleep

A good night’s sleep is essential to living a superhero life. —Jim Kwik, Author of Mindvalley’s Superbrain Program Mental and physical exercises are only part of the process to ensure the longevity of your brain. To give your brain a…

The Bridge Of The Brain: What Is The Pons?

The pons is part of the brain stem located between the medulla oblongata on the bottom and the midbrain on the top. Pons is Latin for bridge, and it perfectly describes the role of this structure. Together with the medulla,…

The Center Of Vital Body Processes: What Is The Medulla Function?

Anytime you find yourself in a tense situation, your heart starts beating fast and pumping more blood around your body. More blood means more oxygen, which helps you retain muscle strength and maintain your decision-making ability in the face of…

The Medulla Oblongata: Get To Know The Most Vital Part Of The Brain

Sitting at the lowest part of the brain stem, — one of the four main regions of the brain —, is a cone-shaped structure called the medulla oblongata.  It connects your brain to the spinal cord and controls the function…

Everything You Need To Know About Brain Stem Function

Of your brains four main regions, the brain stem function probably plays the most vital role of all. Your brain as a whole along with your body’s vital organs, all rely on a healthy brain stem function.  Located just above…

What Is The Brain Stem And What Does It Do?

The brain stem is the oldest, most primitive part of the human brain. This tube-shaped region is about three inches long and made up entirely out of nervous tissue.  The brain stem forms a bridge between the brain and the…

Cerebrum Function: What Are The Roles Of The Main Brain Regions?

Your brain consists of four main regions: the cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem, and the diencephalon. Each region of the brain performs certain functions and plays a role in the body. They all work together to ensure that your brain and…

How To Define Cerebral: About Your Brain

If you’ve read any of our articles about developing a superbrain, then you’ve probably come across the word Cerebral. In this article, we’ll define cerebral in various contexts and examine some of its most common uses. Essentially, the word cerebral…

What Is The Cerebrum? The Largest Part Of The Brain Explained

The cerebrum (aka the telencephalon), is the largest and most developed region of the brain. It encompasses about two-thirds of the brain mass and lies over and around most of the structures of your brain. The word cerebrum comes from…