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cerebrum:

see brainbrain,
the supervisory center of the nervous system in all vertebrates. It also serves as the site of emotions, memory, self-awareness, and thought. Anatomy and Function
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cerebrum

[sə′rē·brəm]
(cell and molecular biology)
The enlarged anterior or upper part of the vertebrate brain consisting of two lateral hemispheres.

cerebrum

1. the anterior portion of the brain of vertebrates, consisting of two lateral hemispheres joined by a thick band of fibres: the dominant part of the brain in man, associated with intellectual function, emotion, and personality
2. the brain considered as a whole
3. the main neural bundle or ganglion of certain invertebrates
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47) It might be argued that the person in the thought experiment is identical to the cerebrumless body only if there is not a cerebrum that is a better candidate for his or her survival elsewhere.
But since its cerebrum is small, the cat will never be a deep thinker, like a human.
Presented in part as a poster "Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of the Cerebrum With Adipose Tissue and Smooth Muscle Differentiation" at the Third Biennial American Association of Neurological Surgeons/ Congress of Neurological Surgeons Tumor Satellite Symposium, Philadelphia, Pa, April 30-May 1, 1998.
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It covers the motor system (central and peripheral components and lesions affecting them, brainstem (surface anatomy and topography, cranial nerves, and disorders), cerebellum structures, connections and disorders), the diencephalon and autonomic nervous system, the limbic system, basal ganglia, cerebrum (including cerebral white matter), coverings of the brain and spinal cord and cerebrospinal fluid, and blood supply and vascular disorders for the entire system.
Three brain regions are activated when you read--all within the left hemisphere of your cerebrum, the largest area of your brain, also known as your "gray matter.
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Specifically, this consists in establishing, according to clearly determined parameters commonly held by the international scientific community, the complete and irreversible cessation of all brain activity (in the cerebrum, cerebellum, and brain stem).
3 Thinking Brain: Your cerebrum is the main, bulky part of your brain.
Most useful in arguing that psychological criteria are not even sufficient for identity are the imagined cerebrum transplant cases.
He also gave undue credence to the highly speculative notion, little-accepted among neuroscientists, of a "triune brain," in which the human cerebrum coexists uneasily with distinct vestiges of reptilian and early mammalian anatomy.
A distinct "module" of interconnected structures in the brain's outer, cortical layer and in other areas of the cerebrum may orchestrate mental encores of past experiences, contend Gereon R.