The area of the brain responsible for maintaining homeostasis by regulating processes such as hunger, thirst, body temperature, and water balance is ______.
The cerebrum is wrapped around a structure called thalamus, which is a major coordinating centre for sensory and motor signaling. At the base of the thalamus is the hypothalamus.
Hypothalamus has the following functions – Control body temperature, urge for eating and drinking. It secretes different hormones that help in maintaining homeostasis.