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  • Computed Tomography Report

    Computed tomography (CT) scanning technology was discovered in 1972 and revolutionized the world of neuroimaging (Sadock, Sadock, & Ruiz, 2014). The CT scan was the first technique to allow the imaging of brain tissue in living patients (Sadock, Sadock, & Ruiz, 2014). During a CT scan, a patient lies on a flat surface, which incrementally moves through what is referred to as a gantry (Sadock, Sadock, & Ruiz, 2014). A gantry is a round shaped structure that contains a motorized x-ray source…

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  • Important Vocabulary: The Important Nervous System

    Important Vocabulary (highlighted in the handout): Stimulus, neurons, dendrites, neurotransmitters, axon, myelin, action potential, graded potential, transmembrane potential, neuroglia, cerebrum, spinal cord What is the central nervous system? It’s a system which consists of the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. This system only makes up about 3% of a human’s body weight but serves a vital function, gathering information about and reacting to its environment and any stimulus. Don’t Shoot the…

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  • Jean Piaget's Stages Of Cognitive Development Essay

    everything that I have been studying in this class, so let as relax and enjoy a wonderful journey into the human brain and how we learn. The brain is an amassing organ that stores information. The brain is composed of the Cerebrum, Frontal Lobe, Parietal lobe, Occipital Lobe, cerebellum of with all are connected with neurons and glial. The Brain is built in such a way that it has to communicate with the other parts of the brain in order to properly function. So with the support of neurons and…

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  • What Is The Paragon Of Rushed Rhetorical Analysis

    The Paragon of Rushed, Nonsensical Collegiate Essays and Research Reports I believe that I believe that I believe that this essay is the worst ever created. This sentence is pure filler, included solely to expand the length of this abomination of a "paper" to the minimum required length. (Hopefully, you didn 't notice that. Or, for that matter, this entire parenthetical.) For starters, Thomas Edison never invented the filament, but he simply made it famous. He was a great influence, like Louis…

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  • Theory Of Mind Analysis

    These regions included clusters in the motor and premotor cortex, the middle occipital region, and the cuneus (which is in the occipital lobe). The strongest correlation, however, was found in the other two regions, which were the dorsal medial prefrontal cortex and right temporal-parietal juncture. What these findings point to is that theory of mind can come…

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  • The Influence Of Memory

    According to dictionary.com, memory is the mental capacity of retaining facts, or of recalling or recognizing previous experiences. But memories are more than that. Memories define someone’s likes and dislikes, help recognize friends from enemies (Wilson). Memories are our own identity, all our knowledge and experience comes from them. Everyday of our life we are creating new memories. They are the base for taking decisions in a person’s life but are all those memories trustworthy? When you…

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  • Tacrolimus Case Study

    Tacrolimus toxicity mimicking Progressive Multifocal Leucoencaphalopathy in renal transplant patient ABSTRACT: Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressive drug prescribed to many transplant patients. It has many common side effects include shaking, headache, diarrhea, constipation, nausea/vomiting (N/V), stomach upset, loss of appetite, insomnia, tingling and swelling of the extremities. In kidney transplant patients, 30% or more side effects are infection, HTN, abnormal renal function, constipation,…

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  • Laughter Research Paper

    First, the left side of the cortex analyzes the words and the construction of the joke; then, the wave travels to the frontal lobe, the part of the brain that deals with emotions. Next, the right side of the cerebral cortex performs the task of analyzing the joke and making connections to understand it. The wave then spreads to the sensory processing area of the occipital lobe. All of this stimulation promoted a physical response to the joke. This includes the spastic and irregular…

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  • Essay On Cardiovascular Disease

    Cardiovascular diseases are conditions that pertain to the heart and blood vessels that interfere with the normal functions of the body. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart. The heart then acts as a pump and provides blood to all parts throughout the body. Occlusion due to plaque buildup interferes with blood flow. The arteries begin to narrow and blood flow is restricted to the brain. Brain cells are deprived of oxygen and begin to die resulting in a cerebrovascular…

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  • The Near Death Experience

    The near death experience was first defined to be a spur of consciousness leading to an altered-reality experience on random individuals who reach the state of clinical death by a lack of oxygen to the brain that implies complete unconsciousness on those individuals (Khanna & Greyson, 2014, p. 1605). Near death experience recounts highlight similarities among those who experience them. Characteristics such as out of body experiences, diving into darkness to then transport into a light-filled…

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