The Forebrain

The forebrain is the largest region of your brain and the highest of the three regions. It sits above the midbrain and is the most complex of the three major sections. Accordingly it has more subregions with more sophisticated capacities.

The forebrain contains the entire cerebrum and several structures directly nestled within it: the thalamus, hypothalamus, the pineal gland and the limbic system.

Two Major Subdivisions

Like the hindbrain and midbrain, the forebrain has two major subdivisions: The diencephalon – the brain’s primary relay and processing center for sensory information and autonomic control, and the Telencephalon, also known as the cerebrum, which comprises the largest part of the brain (it makes up about 85% of the total weight of the brain).

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