Areas of the brain

while the brain is our most complex organ its main objective is simple: to keep us alive and achieve our goals it does this by helping us breathe, eat, walk and talk: the basic essentials to our survival it is geared to search for any dangers in our environment and primes us to respond quickly what’s more, our brain gives…

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Hemispatial Neglect: When Half Your World Disappears

{♫Intro♫} Imagine sitting down to dinner, eating everything on the plate, and feeling half as full as usual. Or maybe going to shave, but weirdly enough, it takes half the time. Losing half of the world sounds like a weird, abstract dream state. But for those that develop hemispatial neglect, that’s exactly what happens, without them even realizing it. This…

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A New Map of the Human Brain!

The human brain just got a whole new map, and it turns out that it has 97 new regions that we never even knew existed. The Human Connectome Project is a massive effort to understand literally everything there is to know about the human brain. And last week, scientists working on the project announced that they’d finished a new map.…

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