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The Brain

Cerebrum
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What is the Cerebrum?
 
The CEREBRUM is the biggest part of the brain, which makes up about 85% of it's weight. 
 
 
What does the Cerebrum do?
 
The Cerebrum controls a person's voluntary muscles.
Voluntary muscles are the muscles that move on your command, not by themselves.  Memory is also controlled by the cerebrum.
 
Structure of the Cerebrum
 
The cerebrum is split into left and right hemispheres.  The right hemisphere is more involved with creativity in music, art, etc, whereas the left hemisphere is more involved in logic, analysis, math, speech, etc.
 
The left hemisphere controls the right side of your body and the right hemispher controls the left side of your body.
 
 

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