Brain Functions

Parietal Lobe Functions

  • Sense of touch
  • Spatial perception
  • Differentiation (identification) of size, shapes, and colors
  • Visual perception 

Occipital Lobe Functions

  • Vision

Cerebellum Lobe Functions

  • Balance
  • Skilled motor activity 
  • Coordination
  • Visual perception 

Brain Stem Functions

  • Breathing
  • Arousal and consciousness
  • Attention and concentration 
  • Heart rate
  • Sleep and wake cycles 

Frontal Lobe Functions

  • Attention and concentration
  • Self-monitoring
  • Organization
  • Speaking (expressive language)
  • Motor planning and initiation
  • Awareness of abilities and limitations
  • Personality
  • Mental flexibility
  • Inhibition of behavior
  • Emotions
  • Problem solving 
  • Planning and anticipation
  • Judgment  

 

Temporal Lobe Functions

  • Memory
  • Understanding language (receptive language)
  • Sequencing 
  • Hearing
  • Organization  
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