Essays Tagged: "part of the brain"

Frank Decosta

uld spark the beginning of a new creation. Ideas and dreams from within the deepest and secret most part of the brain are what DeCosta is after. His art work shows his dreams to the world.DeCosta uses ... eCosta's palette is made up of the color purple and it's compliments.Frank DeCosta was not actually part of a group art movement but, he does associate with a loosely nit group, that shunned the endle ...

(3 pages) 100 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


e high in which they desire. It effects your brain by making the THC disrupt the nerve cells in the part of the brain where memories are formed. This makes it harder for the user to recall events and ... People what to know why some other drugs can be used like morphine but marijuana can't.In me and my partners personal option we believe that it is wrong to smoke it or use it in any way, shape, or for ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.2 Jan/1997

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

Huntington's disease

n cause a lack of concentration and depression. It also may cause atrophy of the caudate nucleus, a part of the brain. However, symptoms vary between individuals, with some sufferers showing symptoms ... ctive treatment, but research is still being conducted. Procedures such as pallidotomy, or removing part of the globus pallidus, and thalamotomy, or cutting part of the thalamus have both showed promi ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The title of the essay is: Hester Prynne and her Subconscience. This is an essay which describes how the id, ego, and superego are used in the book The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

The mind is by far one of the most intriguing and unknown parts of the human body, but it has been broken down into three distinguishable parts by Sigmund Fre ... shable parts by Sigmund Freud. He has broken the mind into the id, ego, and superego. These are all parts of the human mind that control each and every action or thought that a person has. The id is t ... rols all actions that occur consciously and with knowledge of the consequences. The superego is the part of the brain that holds a person back from committing an action. Both the action and consequenc ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Facts about Marijuana

his substance suppresses the neurons in the information-processing system of the hippocampus or the part of the brain that is crucial for learning, memory, senses, and emotions (Hyde 1986). Chronic ab ...

(3 pages) 48 1 3.6 Mar/2003

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

Marijuana effects of marijuana an dwhat they could do

his substance suppresses the neurons in the information-processing system of the hippocampus or the part of the brain that is crucial for learning, memory, senses, and emotions (Hyde 1986). Chronic ab ...

(3 pages) 126 1 4.6 Apr/2003

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

Human Nervous System.

In the central nervous system, the brain and the spinal cord are the two main parts. The brain and spinal cord are protected by bone. The skull encloses the brain, and the verteb ... s filled with the fluid; the central canal is filled around spinal column.The brain has three major parts, cerebellum, cerebrum, and the medulla. Also includes the thalamus, hypothalamus, and pons. Th ... ved and controls the endocrine system). Pons is a relay system, which links spinal column and major parts. The cerebrum is the largest part of the brain. It is divided from front to back into the righ ...

(5 pages) 233 3 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Treatments for OCD(obsessive compulsion dissorder).

lds of the brain). When the Serotonin levelsare imbalanced, the messages that are received from one part of the brain to the otherinterfere, resulting in repetitive "worrying and anxious thoughts" ove ...

(2 pages) 156 2 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Brain

like anger, fear, sadness are controlled by the brain.The medulla oblangata is the long lower most part of the brain system. At the top it is continuous with the pons and the midbrain. At the bottom ... d the right half of the brain with the left half of the body.The brain system is the most primitive part of the brain and is responsible for sustaining th basic functions of life, suc as breathing and ...

(1 pages) 33 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Dyslexia Children

and sufficient intelligence. There is a difference in the brain architecture that causes a certain part of the brain of a person with dyslexia to have trouble decoding the written word. There are ove ... y to see moving images). These ectopic clusters of cells are mainly found in the left and the front part of the brain, the areas which are important for reading and writing, but in normal person this ...

(1 pages) 44 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Subliminal Messaging

liminal message, a hidden code hardly identifiable with the eye but sent directly to the subliminal part of the brain, which detects it with ease. Those codes are delivered to us in different ways: te ... embedding subliminal messages. In their movie, The Little Mermaid, they show the male genital as a part of the castle. People may think that people were just trying to find perverted things in innoce ...

(9 pages) 87 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

A very thorough essay on Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats

"We have art to save ourselves from the truth." Poetry is an art that allows the left part of the brain to work. Poetry is an art that requires one to think in order to appreciate its be ...

(8 pages) 74 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Autism Today

ly 1.5 million people are believed to have some form of autism. Based on statistics from the U.S. Department of Education, autism is growing 10-17% per year. Within the next decade almost 4 million pe ... ill have some type of autism.Autism is a complex disorder that affects the neurological functioning part of the brain, and typically appears during the first three years of life. This area of the brai ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Understanding and Overcoming ADHD

ver activity. Medical scientists think ADHD is caused by a chemical problem in the brain. The front part of the brain helps you pay attention, concentrate, organize things, and put breaks on impulsive ... able to use the brain's main signal senders, neurotransmitters, the way it is suppose to. The front part of the brain has very little to do with intelligence, so it is possible to be very smart and st ...

(6 pages) 98 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Short overview of the genetic diseases Huntingdon's Chorea and Sickle Cell Anaemia

ssive deterioration of both physical and mental abilities. This is caused by the loss of cells in a part of the brain called the basal ganglia. This cell damage affects the mental ability (thinking, j ... o to school or work fairly normally. People with sickle cell anaemia need regular medical attention particularly before and after operations, dental extraction and during pregnancy. It can also inhibi ...

(4 pages) 33 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Fetal Tissue Research

the focus to date has been on the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease affects the part of the brain known as the substantial nigral. This disease occurs when the brain cells deep ins ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Nervous System, Five parts of the brain

cts sensory messages to higher centers as they come into the brain.        If this part of the brain were injured, a person would be impaired because the vision signals wouldn't be se ... . It also controls the operations of the autonomic nervous system.        If this part of the brain were injured, a person would not survive because they wouldn't be able to carry ou ...

(1 pages) 34 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Emotion-Induced Amnesia in Rats: Working Memory Specific Impairment, Corticosterone-Memory Correlation, and Fear Versus Arousal Effects on Memory.

pendent on the hippocampus to remember newly acquired info (psycheducation). The hippocampus is the part of the brain responsible for forming new memories. For example, in the movie 50 First Dates (wi ... ocampus because information is being learned over a longer period of time and being stored in other parts of the brain.In the Woodson, et al., 2003 study, the rats' memory was tested using a Radial Ar ...

(4 pages) 33 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Stroke vs TIA

Cerebrovascular disease, a "stroke" or "brain attack", occurs when the blood supply to a part of your brain is blocked or severely reduced, by a blood vessel breaking or a clot, and the bra ... cells begin to die. When brain cells die during a stroke, abilities or functions controlled by that part of the brain are lost. These include speech, movement, and memory among others. How a stroke pa ... the brain cavity. About 80% of strokes are ischemic strokes. These occur when blood clots or other particles block arteries to the brain and cause reduced blood flow (ischemia). Hemorrhagic strokes o ...

(4 pages) 46 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

auses between 1997 and 2005. This is the first finding to find abnormalities in the brain stem, the part of the brain that connects to the spinal cord and controls basic functions such as heart rhythm ... ers suspect serotonin defects contribute to at least half of all SIDS cases. Boys have fewer of the particular serotonin receptors in the brain stems than girls, which may explain why boys are twice a ...

(1 pages) 767 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine