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Cerebrum

Cerebrum The cerebrum is the largest portion of the brain, and contains tools which are responsible for most of the brain's function. It is divided into four sections: the temporal lobe, the occipital lobe, parietal lobe and frontal lobe. The cerebrum is divided into a right and left hemisphere which are connected by axons that relay messages from one to the other. This matter is made of nerve cells which carry signals between the organ and the nerve cells which run through the body. Frontal Lobe: The...

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Dementia: Cerebrum and High Blood Pressure

frontal lobe, parietal lobe, occipital, cerebrum lobe and the hippocampus. Temporal lobe- responsible for vision,memory, language, hearing and learning Frontal lobe- responsible for decision making, problem solving, control behaviour and emotions Parietal lobe- responsible for sensory information from the body, also where letters are formed, putting things in order and spatial awareness. Occipital lobe- responsible for processing information related to vision Cerebrum lobe- is responsible for for the biggest...

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Cerebrum and Dementia Care Unit-2

Unit-1, Q1. Explain what is meant by the term `dementia' Unit-1, Q2. Describe how dementia can affect a person if the following areas of the brain are damaged by dementia Frontal lobe: Parietal lobe: Temporal lobe: Occipital lobe: Cerebellum: Unit-1, Q3.Explain why the following may be mistaken for dementia a) depression b) delirium c) age related memory impairment Unit-1, Q4. Give an outline of the following models of dementia a) The medical model of dementia b) The social model of dementia Unit-1...

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Phineas Gage

the body functions, it also helps control the cognitive functions that differentiate human beings from other animals. Body process, thoughts and movements are controlled by the cognitive part of the brain. Cognitive functions result from the cerebrum. The cerebrum consists of the frontal lobe, temporal lobe, parietal lobe and the occipital area. The areas carry out different functions (Damasio, Grabowski &Frank, 1994). There are various types of cognitive functions. Examples of cognitive functions...

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Brain Structures and Functions Worksheet

Deals with talking and hearing. 4. Occipital lobe Located at the back of each hemisphere of the brain, this is where you understand what you see 5. Frontal lobe Involved in organization and planning and inhibition control. 6. Cerebrum Largest and most developed part of the brain. Spinal cord 7. A long thick nerve going from the bottom of the brain to the spinal column. Carries information between the brain and body. 8. Cerebellum Known as the little brain. The functions...

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all about the brain

cortex and controls sleep and a wake states. It is positioned between the mid-brain and the fore-brain. Cerebrum, Latin for “brain” the biggest part of the brain which is made of 2 hemispheres (left & right). Located at its base is corpus callosum which is a deep groove It is here that things like perception, imagination, thought, judgment, and decision occur. The surface of the cerebrum, the cerebral cortex which is a gray matter(made up of cell bodies of neurons, which sit on top of a large...

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The Brain & Its Functions

* It is the most complicated part of the brain, and it is what separates us as human beings from other animals. * When we first look inside the skull, what we see is the cerebrum. * The cerebrum is composed of two parts called hemispheres; the right side and the left side * The outer covering of the cerebrum is called the cortex * It is made up of what is called convolutions – the worm-like structures that you see when you look at the brain convolutions: folds in the brain...

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Parts Of The Brain And Their Function

studied. It is the most complicated part of the brain, and it is what separates us as human beings from other animals. When we first look inside the skull, what we see is the cerebrum. The cerebrum is composed of two parts called hemispheres. One is on the right side and one is on the left side. The outer covering of the cerebrum is called the cortex. It is made up of what is called convolutions – the worm-like structures that you see when you look at the brain. We can look at the cortex in another...

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Gross Anatomy of the Brain and Cranial Nerves Exercise 19 Answers

STRUCTURES ARE NOT PART OF THE BRAIN STEM? CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES, PONS, MIDBRAIN, CEREBELLUM, MEDULLA, DIENCEPHALON CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES, CEREBELLUM, DIENCEPHALON AN _______ IS A ELEVATED RIDGE OF CEREBRAL TISSUE. GYRUS THE CONVOLUTIONS SEEN IN THE CEREBRUM ARE IMPORTANT BECAUSE THEY INCREASE THE _______. SURFACE AREA GRAY MATTER IS COMPOSED OF ______. NEURON CELL BODIES WHITE MATTER IS COMPOSED OF ______. AXONS Ok, so you’re using my notecards which is great. I am glad I could help you out cause...

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Human Biology Chemical Messengers

Brain floats in the cranium, supported by CSF Therefore the cerebrospinal fluid protects, supports and transports. THE BRAIN THE CEREBRUM Largest part of the brain • Made up of left and right hemispheres • Consists of outer surface of grey matter 2 – 4mm thick, known as the cerebral cortex • Below the cortex there is white matter and deep inside the cerebrum there is additional grey matter called the basal ganglia. Basal ganglia: White matter: Grey matter: Cerebral cortex masses of grey...

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