The Temporal lobe is part of the cerebrum and lies laterally, or at the sides, of the brain. The functions of the Temporal Lobe include
·Emotional Responses
·Hearing
·Memory
·Speech

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The Temporal lobe also contains important structure inside the brain that vital to human life. The Amygdala is
groups of neurons that perform a important role in the processing and memory of emotional reactions, the Amygdala also send impulses to the hypothalamus. The hypothalamus produces hormones that stimulate or suppress hormones in the pituitary gland. It also controls water balance, sleep, temperature, appetite, and blood pressure. The Hippocampus is another important structure in which helps us remember where we are and help us navigate space.

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