Essays Tagged: "parts of the brain"

Paper on Alzheimer's disease

ability to care for oneself (Kalat). These symptoms are affected because this disease involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory, and language (Kalat). German psychiatrist Alois Alz ...

(4 pages) 227 0 2.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alcoholic Shark. A drunk Shark?! No, but a funny tale that is best read while intoxicated! A favorite of Marines!

e, it only seems natural that copious amounts of information are stored in one's cranium. Stored in parts of the brain that scientists don't yet understand, the memories lie dormant, deliberately hibe ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Ecstasy and what it can do to its user.

've tried X in the last year.Ecstasy is supposed to bring about a feeling of euphoria. It shuts off parts of your brain and supplants an extended dose of adrenaline and seratonin (that stuff in chocol ... hns Hopkins University study shows that over an extended period of time, Ecstasy gradually destroys parts of the brain that regulate memory, sleep, sexual function and moods.What else do we know about ...

(4 pages) 70 2 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Understanding Memory

Memory is one of the most puzzling parts of the brain. How can our brain storemore information and thoughts than an encyclopedia and we ...

(4 pages) 148 1 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How Teens Get That Way

just to live this journey, let alone to track it medically for 17 years. The researchers found that parts of the brain's 100 billion neurons matured at different times.This makes intuitive sense to pa ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

American suffer obsessive-compulsive disorder an anxiety disorder obsessional thoughts a compulsive

ave been found to have low levels of seratonin, a chemical that sends signals between the different parts of the brain. Therefore, making OCD a biological issue, like other mental disorders (Kreidie, ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

This is semi-weak and dry look at the basic of two opposite views of how psychology is conducted.

e in the physiological effects that causes personal problems and actions. They point greatly to the parts of the brain. Humans share parts of a brain that almost all living things carry these parts in ... ation. Thalamus is a distribution node within the brain, sending various information to the correct parts of the brain. All animals have these parts or something similar to them. What makes us human i ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Dreams: What and Why?

he is dreaming and has an amount of control over his dream.As the reader might guess the different parts of the brain relate differently to dreams. They are possibly created in the Parietal lobe, as ... g relating to the day, which Sigmund Freud, a renowned psychoanalyst named "day residue," but other parts of the dream are a story that does not deal with actual events. The story is sometimes plausib ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This was a report I had to do about the brain and parts of the brain

Table of ContentsParts of the Brain 3How the Brain Works 4Vocabulary 5Optical Illusions 7Jingle 8Bibliography 9Parts ... the bundle of nerve fibers that ferries nerve impulses between your central nervous system and all parts of your body.Neuron - one of the billions of nerve cells that make up your nervous system. The ... to the brain and spinal cord from sensors in your skin, eyes, ears, tongue, nose, and other bodily parts.Spinal cord - the mass of nervous tissue that is connected to the base of your brain. It runs ...

(4 pages) 44 1 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Spearman's model of intelligence and Gardner's multiple intelligences

alike because he studied how the brain works through the use of biology. Gardner knew the different parts of the brain and how we learn something and which part of the brain was affected.Spearman beli ... part of the brain controlled a person's intelligence while Gardner believed that there were several parts of a person's brain that affected their intelligence.Gardner came up with eight different char ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS

attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord and without messages being sent by the neurons to parts of the brain that control the muscles movement is impossible. Because muscles are no longer re ... thing, muscle cramps or ticking, and chronic fatigue. With all of these symptoms and the imperative parts of the body that it does affect, ALS does not affect the mind, in the sense of thoughts, memor ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Study notes of lectures on Markov assumptions, machine learning, brain learning, types of learning, memory, and qualia

emory of letters by counting backwardsTransfer of info from STM to LTMHow emotion ties to different parts of the brain?What does emotion do at a functional level?-Neurotransmitters—physical level ... ave terrible ability to focus and have attentionReview various kinds of memorySyntax, etc.Different parts of the brainLots of different sub modules and chunks of processingLife is way more complicated ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Aetiology of Autism

e the age of three as to stay within this paper's theoretical scope.The human brain is made of many parts and pieces and each piece has a different function; the collection is however, not inert. The ... f the confusing atmosphere of brain processes, this paper will first give a general synopsis of the parts of the brain and chemicals implicated in the aetiology of Autism.Andrew Wickens (2005) among o ...

(15 pages) 119 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

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produce a toxin that affects nerve cells. These nerve cells are then lost, and this affects certain parts of the brain that control certain functions. This directly affects two parts of the brain, the ... s. This directly affects two parts of the brain, the hippocampus and the cerebral cortex. These two parts of the brain control memory, reasoning, language, and other bodily functions (St. George-Hyslo ...

(12 pages) 537 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

UOP Com120 Final Project

ffected by many different factors. One of these factors is music, which has been found to stimulate parts of the brain. Many studies have demonstrated that music enhances the memory of Alzheimer's and ...

(7 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Role of the Brain in Cognitive Functions

ide in a healthy brain. In an unhealthy or damaged brain the control may not be balanced, damage to parts of the brain may restrict, modify, or remove, voluntary or involuntary control of actions and ... s previously stated, little is known about the frontal lobes, especially when compared to the other parts of the brain. While some of the roles of the brain in cognitive functions are understood, much ...

(4 pages) 94 0 3.7 Aug/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Explain the biological explanations of one of more eating disorders.

mical imbalances. The hypothalamus acts as a form of control centre which sends messages to various parts of the brain affecting the behaviours that control eating. There are two parts, the lateral hy ... he latter depresses the appetite when it is activated. Keesey and Corbett (93) found that these two parts of the brain act as a weight thermostat. The LH is activated if the weight falls lower than th ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Death by Alcohol

blood alcohol level reaches such a high level that the depressant effects of the drug slow down the parts of the brain and nervous system that control breathing and the heart.Usually the drinker dies ...

(3 pages) 5 0 3.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol