Links and Ressources about the Basics
Amazing visual, watch this!
The brain is made of 3 parts : the cerebrum, the cerebellum and the medula oblongata.
The cerebrum is made up of 2 hemispheres, each made up of 4 parts : the frontal lobe, the temporal lobe, the parietal lobe and the occipital lobe.
The limbic system
processing and regulating of emotions
the formation and storage of memories, sexual arousal, and learning
important element in the body’s response to stress
It is now thought the amygdala’s role is more complex than that of a “threat detector.” It may be involved with assigning positive or negative value to stimuli and with the consolidation of memories that have a strong positive or negative emotional component. It is also still being explored in a variety of other behaviors ranging from addiction
to social interaction.
If you prefer to read instead of watching a video here'are some very intersting (and easy to read) articles: