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Is the brain stem the base of the brain?

Yes, it is basically the base of the brain; it is where the brain starts. The brain stem extends from the spinal cord into the brain and is the oldest (most primitive) part of the brain. Over time, the brain… Full Answer

Brain stem controls?

The brain stem plays a vital role in basic attention, arousal, and consciousness. All information to and from our body passes through the brain stem on the way to or from the brain. Like the frontal and temporal lobes, the… Full Answer