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Anatomy of the Brain


Cingulate Gyrus

Function:

  • Coordinates Sensory Input With Emotions
  • Emotional Responses to Pain
  • Regulates Aggressive Behavior

Location:

  • A gyrus is a fold or "bump" in the brain. The cingulate gyrus is superior to the corpus callosum, located between the cingulate sulcus and the sulcus (groove or indentation) of the corpus callosum.

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