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    difference in Intracranial volume (a measure of the maximum size to which the brain grows) increases as a function of height among an alcoholic men and women. Most of the difference in intracranial volume between an alcoholic women and men is explained by height. Study have found that women’s proportion of gray matter appears to be slightly, but significantly, greater than men's, among healthy nonalcoholic control group, women have proportionally more gray matter than men. The measure the size of the corpus callosum were performed from digital MR images using caliper function with magnification. Six measurements from subregions of the corpus callosum were determined using the midsagittal T1-weighted SE image as follows: the width…

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    Rehearsal became the outmost central activity for the Jackson boys, Michael and his brothers would spend hours working on tunes, everything they heard from the radio and any old record their father left behind for practice. Through their love of music, a strong bond and strict rudiments form dad, the idea of going to school began to faded as the group gradually improved. Linking the left and right hemisphere of the brain, the corpus Callosum is integral to integration of experience between the…

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    2 a. They generally suffer from severe epilepsy and to reduce the severity of the seizures, as a last resort, a surgical operation is performed to sever the corpus callosum either partially or completely. Because of this, the patient essentially has two different brains such that the two hemispheres are isolated preventing intercommunication as well as the spread of the seizure to another hemisphere. 2 b. Hence we can observe that language is predominantly lateralized to the left hemisphere.…

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    This is a concise description of the changes that may occur in a person who has suffered damage in a region of their brain. The arear of the brain to be discussed is the Corpus Callosum, with references to Sperry’s split Brain research. The brain is the control centre for the body at the top of the spinal cord. The brain has three main parts, the cerebellum, and the cerebrum which has two parts, the left and right hemispheres and the brain stem. The corpus callosum is a thick band of nerve…

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    overcome the arguments. An important thing to know about split-brain is what it is and what effects result from the surgery. The surgery of split-brain is when the corpus callosum, a bundle of neural fibers which connect the left and right hemispheres of the brain, is cut (Bayne 2007, 11). The function of the corpus callosum is to enable communication between the two hemispheres of the brain (Bayne 2007, 11). This allows for the coordination of activities involving both sides of the body.…

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    How To Severe Epilepsy

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    AIMS The following questions have to do with the study of patients who have undergone a surgery (for medical reasons, severe epilepsy being one) that severed the corpus callosum. This leaves the two halves of the brain to work independently from one another. The main questions this study seeks to answer are: how do the two halves of the brain interact with each other and how is this relationship altered after the subjects have undergone this surgery? METHODS Basically, subjects were asked…

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    Alien Hand Syndrome Essay

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    inhibitory response. The personality of the afflicted may also take in account to the hand’s actions, whether they act maliciously, playfully, rapidly, slowly, boisterously, or quietly. However, despite personality, the hand almost always does something opposite to what the person afflicted really wants. For example, a woman lit a cigarette with her dominant, non-afflicted right hand, and as soon as this action was completed, her non-dominant, afflicted left hand quickly took the cigarette out…

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    Alien Hand Syndrome (AHS)

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    2014 states that in 2005, epilepsy was described as a disorder of the brain in which individuals who experience seizures that cause abrupt and sometimes brief muscle jerks or long-lasting uncontrolled muscle spasms. Sometimes epilepsy can be treated with drugs and as Kara had been suffering from epilepsy since a young age, the operation was vital. The surgeon who operated on Kara, removed the corpus callosum, that is the fibrous strap which keeps the two parts of the brain in connection.…

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    According to Professor Tania Lombrozo at Berkely University, for most people, the left hemisphere is important for language, maths, and reasoning; whereas the right is more important for emotion, recognising faces, and art. Joining the two halves together is one of the most crucial parts of the brain known as the corpus callosum. “Writers, artists and musicians were found to have a smaller corpus callosum, which may augment their creativity by allowing each side of their brain to develop its own…

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    underwent a corpus callosotomy. Corpus callosotomy is a surgical procedure that is perform to treat seizures. A corpus callosotomy obliges uncovering the brain utilizing a methodology called a craniotomy. Once the patient is a sleep with anesthesia, the specialist makes an entry point in the scalp, evacuates a bit of bone and pulls back an area of the dura, the intense layer that covers the brain. This makes a "window" where the specialist embeds unique instruments for detaching the corpus…

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