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Brain Basics - 3D Model of Brain Injury

Brain Basics - 3D Model of Brain Injury
Animated Deceleration Injury from a Traumatic Brain Injury TBI Inform: Introduction to Brain Injury What Happens When a Brain Bleeds? Areas of the Brain Affected by Concussion What is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy? Concussion Recovery The brain is incredibly complex. Located behind the forehead, the frontal lobes are the largest lobes of the brain. planning organizing problem solving memory impulse control decision making selective attention controlling our behavior and emotions The left frontal lobe plays a large role in speech and language. Problems After Injury Injury to the frontal lobes may affect: emotions impulse control language memory social and sexual behavior The temporal lobes are located on the sides of the brain under the parietal lobes and behind the frontal lobes at about the level of the ears. recognizing and processing sound understanding and producing speech various aspects of memory Damage to specific parts of the temporal lobe can result in: heart rate breathing swallowing

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Making New Connections: How the Brain Can Develop Into Adulthood - Alice G. Walton - Life A multi-year study has found that the brain's white matter -- fibers connecting cells -- can shift with employment, education, and relationships For many years, the convention was that after adolescence, the brain had done about as much developing as it was going to do. Recent research has changed that notion, however, with studies finding that the brain can actually grow new neurons in certain areas. Now, a group reports that the fiber tracks connecting brain cell to brain cell (the white matter of the brain) may also continue to develop into early adulthood. The team of researchers scanned participants' brains using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at two time points or more. The brain scan that can read people's intentions A team of world-leading neuroscientists has developed a powerful technique that allows them to look deep inside a person's brain and read their intentions before they act. The research breaks controversial new ground in scientists' ability to probe people's minds and eavesdrop on their thoughts, and raises serious ethical issues over how brain-reading technology may be used in the future. The team used high-resolution brain scans to identify patterns of activity before translating them into meaningful thoughts, revealing what a person planned to do in the near future. It is the first time scientists have succeeded in reading intentions in this way. "Using the scanner, we could look around the brain for this information and read out something that from the outside there's no way you could possibly tell is in there.

BEN PIER Ben Pier is an American photographer. Born in 1980 and raised in Missouri until the age of 19 when he went on to study documentary photography at Columbia College Chicago. After finishing school he left the heartland for New York City where he now lives and works. THE AMYGDALA AND THE EMOTIONS Chapter 9 — The Amygdala and the Emotions by Ben Best This installment is something of a digression in my "systematic" attempt to investigate the anatomical basis of mind. Here I investigate in detail a single component of the "Limbic System": the amygdala. The basis of this investigation is a book of scientific papers entitled THE AMYGDALA, Edited by John P. Aggleton (Wiley-Liss, 1992).

Can mental activity protect against memory problems in multiple sclerosis? A new study shows that a mentally active lifestyle may protect against the memory and learning problems that often occur in multiple sclerosis (MS). The study is published in the June 15, 2010, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Many people with MS struggle with learning and memory problems. This study shows that a mentally active lifestyle might reduce the harmful effects of brain damage on learning and memory. That is, learning and memory ability remained quite good in people with enriching lifestyles, even if they had a lot of brain damage (brain atrophy on brain scans). In contrast, persons with lesser mentally active lifestyles were more likely to suffer learning and memory problems, even at milder levels of brain damage," said study author James Sumowski, PhD, with the Kessler Foundation Research Center in West Orange, New Jersey.

Bratislava Stag Advice For a period of time Bratislava had become one of Europe's most popular stag party destinations for UK stag dos. Much like other European stag destinations, the offerings for the stag market have evolved as more lad-packed budget airline flights landed in Bratislava's small airport. The main wave has run its course as prices have risen and various public incidents turned many locals hostile. THE BRAIN FROM TOP TO BOTTOM For many years, scientists’ understanding of how the brain processes language was rather simple: they believed that Wernicke’s area interpreted the words that we hear or read, then relayed this information via a dense bundle of fibres to Broca’s area, which generated any words that we spoke in response. But subsequent experiments with brain imaging have revealed the existence of a third region of the brain that is also indispensable for language. This region is the inferior parietal lobule, also known as “Geschwind’s territory”, in honour of the American neurologist Norman Geschwind, who foresaw its importance as early as the 1960s. Brain imaging studies have now shown that the inferior parietal lobule (angular gyrus and supramarginal gyrus) is connected by large bundles of nerve fibres to both Broca’s area and Wernicke’s area. The inferior parietal lobule is one of the last structures of the human brain to have developed in the course of evolution.

Cancer Cure: Soursop Shows Strong Evidence in Studies Cancer has touched many of us in some way. Whether we know of or have overcome cancer ourselves, or know someone who has passed from it, we can all draw some form of intimate connection to the disease. The subject of cures and treatment has been of great debate within the industry as the generally accepted methods of chemotherapy and radiation come with moderately effective results and incredibly tough side effects. The search for alternative cures and treatments has been ongoing for many years. While many claim they have come up with effective ways to treat the disease, very little seriousness is put towards these claims by mainstream medicine. While we can argue the obvious financial implications to dominant pharmaceutical companies should a more natural and alternative cure be brought forth, it is still important to realize that many claims are made about alternative cures that may not truly work or work in every case.

Logos Quiz Answers: Level 4 Part 4 Logos Quiz Level 4 Answers: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Find All Logos Quiz Answers here. Please scroll down to see hints for each logo. Logos Quiz (released by AticoD) is an iphone / ipad / ipod game application. 8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating “Music helps me concentrate,” Mike said to me glancing briefly over his shoulder. Mike was in his room writing a paper for his U.S. History class.