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 the portion of the central nervous system which lies within the skull, responsiblefor controlling a range of behaviours.  The brain is the centrepiece of the nervous system.  Neuroscientists haveidentified different areas of the brain.  These areas perform a range of differentfunctions.  The brain consists of three interconnected layers.  The centralcore, limbic system and cerebral cortex.

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July 25th 2021


the quality or state of beingsentient; consciousness; Feeling as distinguished from perception or thought.