Which part of the brain maintains posture and equilibrium of the body?




The cerebellum , which is a part of the hindbrain (back of brain) is responsible for maintaining posture, equilibrium as well as balance .

For example- 

  • While walking or cycling , it is the cerebellum that helps us to maintain our posture and balance thus enabling us to walk or cycle along a straight line.
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