By: Danielle Taylor and Anna Bostic

Cerebellum
1. Where in the brain is it located?
It is attatched to the rear of the brainstem.
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2. What is its function?
It controls vountary movements and balance. The cerebellum plays a role in governing emotions, hearing, and touch. It also controls memories for different body uses and makes it possible to smoothly engage in tasks such as running or writing.


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3. What could happen if it no longer worked properly?
You would have less coordination and balace. Also, you would lose some of your memory to do body functions (such as playing guitar).

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4. At least 3 interesting facts about this part.
- Cerebellum is Latin for "little brain".
- It looks like an extra minibrain.
- It has more neurons than all other brain structures.
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Sources:
Thinking about Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behavior, pg. 19
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