Brain Hemisphere (Cerebral Hemisphere)
One half of the , the part of the that controls functions and also controls speech, thought, emotions, reading, writing, and learning. The right hemisphere controls the on the left side of the body, and the left hemisphere controls the muscles on the right side of the body.
How Does the Brain Work?
The works like a big computer. It processes information that it receives from the senses and body, and sends messages back to the body. But the brain can do much more than a machine can: humans think and experience emotions with their brain, and it is the root of human intelligence.
The human is roughly the size of two clenched fists and weighs about 1.5 kilograms. From the outside it looks a bit like a large walnut, with folds and crevices. Brain is made up of about 100 billion () and one trillion supporting cells which stabilize the tissue.
There are various sections of the , each with their own functions:the the — including the , and the brain stem — including the midbrain, pons and medulla the cerebellum
The cerebrum has a right half and a left half, known as the right and left hemispheres…