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Pons in the brain. Computer artwork of a person's head showing the left hemisphere of the brain inside. The highlighted area shows the pons. The pons is part of the brainstem, where it forms a bridge between the medulla oblongata and the midbrain. Among other things it helps regulate relaxation, and is associated with the sense of higher purpose.
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