In Latin, cerebellum means little brain. It is the outer layer of the forebrain. The cerebellum isexternal image cerebellum.jpg involved in the coordination of voluntary motor movement, balance and equilibrium and muscle
tone. It is located just above the brain stem and toward the back of the brain. It controls motor movement coordination, balance, equilibrium and muscle tone. Processing of language and music and other temporal sensory stimuli occur in the cerebellum. It also regulates fear and pleasure responses. If there is damage to the cerebellum in can interfere with a person’s ability to walk,
talk, eat and perform other self care tasks.