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    What division of the brain would you say psychologists are most concerned with in their work, and why?

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    The central nervous system is composed of two divisions: the brain and the spinal cord. The cerebellum is the largest division of the brain. It controls sleep and body movement. The cerebellum is a large convoluted structure that is also an important sensorimotor structure (Pinel, 2003). According to Pinel, the complexity of the cerebellum is suggested by its structure. It contains more than half of the body's neurons. For instance, it receives information from motor responses, and according to Pinel, it is thought to compare three sources of input and ongoing movements. In addition, it plays an important role in the learning processes. The basal ...

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    This solution examines and discusses the divisions of the brain.