Occipital lobe

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  • Reflective Essay On The Brain

    limbic system controls emotion reactivity, attachment, affect regulation, and long-term memory. The limbic system is actually one of my favorite aspects or lobe of the brain. The limbic system is one of my favorites because it is the part that makes us human. It holds our memories, emotions, and attachment to life itself, without this amazing lobe we would be emotionless beings walking around; much like robots. Lastly, the cortex the top layer of the brain and it controls logical thinking,…

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  • Suspension: The Use Of Concussions In Professional Football

    D.J. Fluker, offensive lineman, of the San Diego Chargers, experienced a concussion on November 22 during their game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Fluker will count this down as his fourth known concussion of his career. He had symptoms following their game that included a headache (Gehlken, 2015). All of this was after he experienced a concussion four days before during a practice. There is no set concussion protocol with the NFL rules on how many days a player must be nonactive. During…

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  • Human Brain Vs Human Evolution Essay

    As previously learned in class, the definition of evolution is the change in variant frequencies in a population over time. The four forces that evolution acts on are mutations, gene flow, genetic drift, and natural selection. From an evolutionary psychology perspective, the physical structure of the brain has changed over time, thus allowing humans to develop complex behavioral patterns. When comparing brains with primates, humans have a larger and heavier brain. When compared to a…

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  • Characteristics Affecting Wernicke's Aphasia

    paraphasias, however, they are aware of their paraphasias and try to correct them. Reading aloud will result in semantic and phonemic paralexias (Papathanasiou & Coppens, 2017). Transcortical Sensory Associated with lesions affecting the parietal-occipital region (Adams et al.,…

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  • Transformative Essay: The Power Of Music In The Human Body

    science is today, doctors and scientist still have many questions about the human brain, only having limited answers. “The brain made up of specialized functions that work together, and it is then divided into several lobes. All which have an important role”. (Webmd) The parietal lobes, manage sensations, and body movements like our…

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  • Schizophrenia Biological Perspective

    this behavior would be a result of environmental stimuli, such as a previous experience in line at the restaurant. However, through the biological perspective, this behavior would be attributed to possibly the occipital lobe processing the visual of a waiting line, and then the frontal lobe deciding to conform to the rules and wait in said…

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  • Research Paper On Dementia

    Dementia affects an estimated 3.8 million people around the world. It is most common in the ages of sixty five-years and older. It is also the sixth leading cause of death in people of the United States, and the fifth leading cause in people over the age of sixty-five. Dementia can start early, and be a very slow process that is evident throughout the rest of the patient’s lives. There are currently no cures for dementia, but there are treatments to help some of the symptoms that go along…

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  • Phantom Limb Pain

    There are approximately 2 million people living in the United States who have undergone an amputation, and of those 2 million, up to 60-90% suffer from phantom limb sensations or phantom limb pain. Interestingly, these sensations do not seem to always fade with time as a patient adjusts to the loss of a limb, but as many as 70% report phantom sensations several years after the loss of the limb (Hanley et al., 2009; Foell, Berkrater-Bodmann, Diers, & Flor, 2014; Preissler et al.,2012;…

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  • Benefits Of Being Bilingual Essay

    In the world today, there are about 5000 languages spoken. Where the languages originated from is the unknown factor that the humans have been studying for the past two centuries. Experts have linked the similarity of languages by the shared words, sounds, or grammatical constructions. There are specific names classified for people who speak a certain number of languages. People who speak one language are termed monolinguals. People who speak two languages fluently are termed bilinguals. People…

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  • Effects Of Internet Gaming

    One of the first studies that looked at the effects of gaming on the dopaminergic pathway was a study by Koepp and colleagues (1998) that took positron emission topography (PET) scans of eight male participants while they were playing a video game. The authors found that there were greater dopamine increases in the ventral striatum (where the NAc is located) in the experimental condition (playing the video game) than in the control condition (looking at an empty screen). Furthermore, while…

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