What does the brain look like and what does it actually do? What specific functions do the brain stem, cerebellum and cerebrum control?
- The brain is the most complex object in the known Universe.
- Almost a fifth of the calories a person takes in are used by the brain.
- The brain consists of three main areas: the brain stem, the cerebellum and the cerebrum.
- The brain stem is connected to the spinal cord, a thick bundle of nerves which transmits information throughout the body.