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The cerebrum is the most anterior part of the brain in vertebrates, located in the frontal area of the skull, consisting of two hemispheres, left and right, separated by a fissure. It's responsible for the integration of complex sensory and neural functions and the initiation and coordination of voluntary activity in the body.

Each cerebral fibre is subdivided into 4 lobes. 

All though all 4 sections work separately, they have to work together. These four parts control senses, thoughts, and movements. 

The two hemispheres look mostly symmetrical yet it has been shown that each side functions slightly different than the other. The right hemisphere is usually associated with creativity and the left hemisphere is associated with logic abilities[1].

The surface of the cerebrum in convoluted into gyri and sulci and is extremely important to function in the brain. The cerebrum is covered with an outer layer which is called the cerebral cortex[2].


  1. http://www.strokeeducation.info/brain/cerebrum/index.htm
  2. http://www.innerbody.com/image_nerv02/nerv41-new.html
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