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Superheroes, Villains, Sidekicks, and the Brain
Transcript of Superheroes, Villains, Sidekicks, and the Brain
By: Shaquinta Russell
Celia Herman Toro
The Brain and The Parts
Primary Motor Cortex
Located above the spinal cord
Mick Jagger Medulla
Keeps you going when you're out of breath.
Keeps you healthier than older people
Located just above the Medulla
Connects hindbrain with midbrain and forebrain
Involved with facial expressions
Regulated brain activity during sleep and dreaming.
Gives you nightmares
Bottom rear of brain
Coordinates muscle movement
Gives you superbalance
Located in the forebrain
Receives sensory information and sends them to appropriate areas of forebrain
Like a switchboard
Everything BUT SMELL!
Being able to spot a hot guy from a far distance
Not being able to smell a sweaty guy
Involved in processing memory
Pea sized in brain
Sexual arousement (Libido)
The band of nerve cells that connects the two hemispheres
Vital for our basic emotions
Fear and aggression
Fight or Flight response
The cortical regions at the back of the brain housing the visual cortex.
Cortical lobes that process sounds, including speech.
May be involved in long-term memory
Cortical areas lying toward the back and top of the brain;
Involved in touch sensation and in perceiving spatial relationships
Cortical regions at the front of the brain that are especially involved in movement and
Primary Motor Cortex
A narrow vertical strip of cortex in the frontal lobes
Lies just in front of the central tissue
Controls voluntary movement
Primary Somatosensory Cortex
A strip of the parietal lobe lying just behind the central fissure.
Involved with sensations of touch
Spontaneous speaking and writing
Responses to complex commands
Memory for words and numbers
Sequences of movements
Feelings of anxiety
Repetitive but not spontaneous speaking
Responses to simple commands
Memory for shapes and music
protects you from ever getting sick
ends world hunger
only allows you to remember your bad memories
acts like glue and connects you to everything you touch
Amy G. Dala
allows you to conquer your greatest fear
with no regrets
allows you to be more understanding of the English language.
you comprehend more complicated words
You're a really smart nerd
allows you to speak all the languages in the world
You're very skillful in all things relating to creativity.
you learn quicker quicker with more logical things rather than with creativity.
Gives you x-ray vision
Gives you such sensitive touch
but you feel no pain
Frontal Lobe Thinking
Gives you the power to never have to think.
Everything always just pops right up
Everyone of your involuntary movements can become voluntary
Lose Control P.M.C
When you're awake, you lose all sense of touch, but when you're asleep, you feel everything
P.S.C. Senseless Man
You can smell only the best of things, never the worst