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  • Parietal Lobe Case Study

    Basic / structure nervous system (2) What lobe of the brain is associated with the processing and interpreting of visual stimuli? Answer Choices: A. Frontal lobe B. Occipital lobe C. Parietal lobe D. Temporal lobe Explanation: The occipital lobe is the primary visual processing center. It receives visual input from the retina and interpret the signal into a recognizable image. While the parietal lobe and temporal lobe are also involved in visual perception, their main role differ. The parietal lobe primarily processes sensory information such as touch, temperature and taste and the temporal lobe processes sound, noise, speech and the recognition of auditory stimuli. The frontal lobe is mainly associated with reasoning, emotions, planning…

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  • PTSD In Military

    on everyday life, the challenges met while dealing with it, the neuroscience behind PTSD, and the effects of PTSD on everyday life. The methods I will be using while researching this topic include, that I will first look into the psychological aspects and then I will go more in depth regarding the social/life aspects. Neuroscience behind PTSD A study which was just founded in 2013 stated that people with chronic PTSD have some regions of the brain shrinking once developing the illness…

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  • Action Observation

    They also ensured that the faces of the dancers were blurred in order to emphasize body movement. Furthermore, in order to test the assumption that differences in brain activation were due to expertise levels alone, two non-expert control groups were tested to see if they experienced similar activity levels while watching both styles of dance. If they both experienced similar activity levels then it could be concluded that any differences in action observation activity were due to differences…

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  • The Effects Of Video Games On Society

    audience 's performance towards the same task in which they did not do as proficient. So far half way through the video she has specified two positive impacts from video games on society.Her third example contains the same results plus a more in depth look at her investigation and live experiment for her example. Then doubles the live experiments content just to increase more proficient results to help argument. After shortly concluding her examples she goes into the facts about actual brain…

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  • Phantom Limb Pain

    limb pain (PLP), if pain is also felt in this phantom limb. When studying PLS it is important to understand the role of the primary motor cortex and the primary somatosensory cotex. The primary somatosensory cortex is located in the post central gyrus of the parietal lobe posterior to the central sulcus, which separates the frontal lobe from the parietal lobe, and is responsible for receiving sensations. The sensory homunculus represents the different areas of the primary somatosensory corex…

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  • Memory And Episodic Memory

    As it is explained above, any kind of modality can affect memory either in a good or bad way, and it has established that when the correct modality is obtained from an accurate source, it has been more positive going waveform than when items determined as new (Rugg and Wilding, 1996). Moreover, different modalities can create the problem to a person and make confusion which sources are experienced. Contrary to the information described above about sensory memory, Kayser, et al. (2007) claim that…

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  • Gender And Handedness

    Decisions in life are inevitable, and although unavoidable, a majority of the decisions made with everyday behavior are repetitively overlooked. One of the most frequently disregarded decisions made in everyday life is which hand to use when performing actions such as grasping, writing, lifting, and gesturing. Copious studies suggest that the posterior parietal cortex is of paramount importance when executing hand actions and motions. Comparatively, past experiments exhibit bilateral posterior…

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  • Alzheimer's Disease: A Psychological Study

    The loss of ability performed by these lobes, cause symptoms that result in the Alzheimer’s Disease. In collaboration with each other, these parts all have special abilities that related them all each other. By this it is meant that such things as the ability to think cognitive thoughts involve most parts of the brain such as the ones that are affected by the Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer’s Disease decreases the ability to perform cognitive symptoms and unconscious tasks, such as thinking…

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  • Reflective Essay On The Brain

    (brainstem) to the top (cortex); from least complex to more complex. When the brain begins to develop it starts with the brainstem where it is found at the bottom of the skull and controls the heart rate, blood pressure, and body temperature. Next would be the midbrain which is found at the top of the brainstem and it controls motor activity, appetite, and sleep arousal responses. After the midbrain comes the limbic system it is found in the most inner, central portion of the brain or cortex.…

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  • Temporal Lobectomy Case Study

    patients with temporal lobe epilepsy there is a high resistant to medication. This leads to a risk of memory impairments and mood disturbances. Long-term this leads to quality of life impairments and an increased risk of death. Due to the resistant to medication surgery is recommended for patients with TLE. Anteromesial temporal lobectomy (AMTL) is the most common surgery for the treatment of patients with TLE. AMTL is performed in both children and adults. AMTL is done in 30-40% of surgery…

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