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What are some fun brain games?

What are some fun brain games?

Brain science: New activities are considered brain games. Examples vary from learning a new instrument or language to doing cross-word puzzles or sudoku. Exercise or kinetic activities are also brain stimulating. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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It is possible that a person be really sick from brain cancer and chemo and still have fun?

It is possible that a person be really sick from brain cancer and chemo and still have fun?

Sure.: Any "fun" anyone has is usually related to their outlook and attitude they have on life, no matter how bad it is. My wife and i were married when her father was terminal with 3 different cancers. He still danced with his youngest daughter at her wedding (even though we had a nurse right behind him with a wheelchair the whole time). He passed away 10 days later. ...Read more

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At sons year od checkup dr ordered an ultrasound of his brain for monday said his head size is in 95th percentile he appears very healthy was surprised to find out he's 18 lbs only because he loves to eat very active fun baby

At sons year od checkup dr ordered an ultrasound of his brain for monday said his head size is in 95th percentile he appears very healthy was surprised to find out he's 18 lbs only because he loves to eat very active fun baby

Hello. : Hello. Doctor's check babies head sizes (head circumference) and compare it on a chart to other children of that age. 95th percentile means that his head is larger than the "average" head size at that age. I am glad that you have a healthy and active baby. Take care. ...Read more

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What does the term "scatter brained" mean?

What does the term "scatter brained" mean?

Generally...: ...It means someone is unfocused or disorganized. However, this is not a medical term, and the meaning is not precise. ...Read more

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What is brain freeze?

What is brain freeze?

Brain Freeze, too: Brain freeze from ingesting ice cold foods is common & multifactorial, as are headaches. Such pain can originate from the skin, fat, muscle, blood vessels or within the cranium from great venous sinuses, their tributaries, the dura and its arteries, the falx cerebri, & the large arteries at the base of the brain (all of which have pain fibers). Also, migraines can trigger from alcohol and foods. ...Read more

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How large is the brain?

How large is the brain?

Brain size: Average adult brain volume in men is 1,260 cubic centimeters, & in women 1,130 . ...Read more

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What is a brain freeze?

What is a brain freeze?

Slang expression: Many migraine sufferers, who eat or drink cold foods or liquids may experience a brief burning achey sensation when these items are ingested. This correlates with motion sickness, migraine headaches, and family genetics. ...Read more

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How does the brain work?

How does the brain work?

No problem: If you want to find out how the brain works, you can start with one of the standard references: Principles of Neural Science, by Kandel and Schwartz. I have the fifth edition. It's 1709 pages long. It covers the basics. It's an introduction. If you really want to get into the subject, there are more and bigger books you can read. ...Read more

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Is tv bad for your brain?

Maybe??: Tv does not cause brain damage, but far easier to sit comfortably and vegetate, and may be relaxing after stressful day. But many folks have stopped reading and learning, and even become more reclusive due to habitual tv watching. With the variety of cable activities, not hard to get into pattern. However, some evidence that chronic tv does lead to deconditioning, and weight gain. ...Read more

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How to exercise our brain?

How to exercise our brain?

Mental and physical: While i agree with the previous answer, it has also been shown that physical activity can help maintain cognitive function. "dozens of studies now show that aerobic exercise can increase the size of critical brain structures and improve cognition in children and older adults. " for more info - http://drmarkgalland.Com/physical-activity-really-does-enhance-cognition/. ...Read more

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