Brain

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  • The Division Of A Brain: The Division Of The Brain

    The Division of a Brain If a brain was to be divided in half and transplanted into two brainless bodies, the original person would survive as two different people, but the original person would not be identical to them. Identity as a whole is one and in one brain and one body, if divided part of the original person will be in each of the two bodies. The original person would not be considered to be either of them, but a part of the original person continues in them as they develop their own identity. This continuity might be through memory and thoughts that the resulting individuals carry with them. It is impossible for the whole identity to survive in two different bodies, even if they have half of the original person’s brain…

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  • The Left Brain, Right-Brain Theory

    people exclusively used more of their left side of the brain or more of the right side” was concluded by Dr. Gayatri Devi, the professor of neurology at New York (“Left brain right brain theory”). This is a reference to the myth that people think they are more dominant on their left side of their brain and vice versa. The split-brain theory, better known as the left-brain, right-brain theory, is a theory that distinguishes people as “left brained” or “right brained”, which had originated when…

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  • The Brain: What Is The Brain?

    What is the brain? Your brain is the centre of your nervous system. It is made up of 100 billion nerve cells. Each cell is connected to around 10,000 others. Your brain is made up of 100 billion neurons. How does your memory work? As you grow and develop, these neurons are 'wired up ' to each other and communicate through thousands of connections – synapses. Memories are formed when certain connections are strengthened. The hippocampus, which is a certain part of the brain, is significant…

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  • Importance Of Brain To Brain Communication

    Brain Science will Change Communication Mode Communication has long been a significant issue. Although human has created language to help they get the mind of the others and the Internet makes transmitting information faster and more convenient, communication is still imperfect. For example, it is almost impossible for one to share feelings, image and memory in their mind integrally. Actually, people have to use literature,music and many other forms of expression to express themselves. But…

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  • Brain Injury In The Brain

    can leave you paralyzed forever. The brain is one of the most important part of a human being. You are you, because of your brain. As I am writing this paper, I am using my brain…

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  • The Hypothalamus In The Brain

    The hypothalamus in located in the brain. It is responsible for regulating body temperature, some metabolic processes and it is the main part that controls the autonomic nervous system. The hypothalamus is also in control of the production of many vital hormones that play a major role in maintaining the right standards for your body and chemical substances that help control different cells and organs. The hormones released from the hypothalamus control physiologic purposes, such as sleep, mood…

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  • The Triune Brain Theory: The Complexity Of The Human Brain

    The brain weighs approximately three pounds yet is responsible for all the functions of both the human mind and body. All vertebrates, and the majority of invertebrates, have a brain. However, some ‘primitive’ animals such as jellyfishes and starfishes have a decentralized nervous system without a brain, while sponges lack any nervous system at all. Michio Kaku, a world renowned physicist and scientific communicator, comments that “The human brain has 100 billion neurons, each neuron connected…

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  • Brain Functions

    The Main Parts of the Brain and Their Functions The brain is the center of our bodies intelligence. Many people do not know much about the brain. The brain achieves task to keep us alive and to function properly. The brain is made up of many parts that each perform different task. In the past, there was a large controversy concerning if different parts of the brain, did different things or if all areas of the brain were equally important and equally utilized for mental activity. Strong evidence…

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  • The Human Brain: Brain Scans And Depression

    The human brain is complex. No matter how much scientists study it, there always seems to be more to learn about the human brain. Sometimes it seems the more we learn about the brain, the more we realize just how much we still do not understand. While this is by no means a complete explanation of everything going on neuroscience, here are three recent medical studies connected with the brain: Brain Scans and Depression Recently, researchers at King’s College London and The University of…

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  • Gender Differences: Male Brain Vs, And Female Brains

    Although brains cannot be distinctively categorized as male brains and female brains, there are some minor differences between them and there are certain characteristics that are more prominent in males and some characteristics more in females. These differences can be seen when the foetus is around 26 weeks. Men’s brains are supposed to be larger in size, but both male and female brains are said to be the same size in proportion to their bodies and are equally intelligent and have the ability…

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