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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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What part of your brain controls your smile?

What part of your brain controls your smile?

2 types of control: Smile is controlled by regions related to voluntary movement and by emotional areas of the brain. Thus we can smile when told to do so, but we also smile (almost involuntarily) when happy, and the latter often seems more natural. ...Read more

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In what part of your brain or body is breathing regulated from?

In what part of your brain or body is breathing regulated from?

Brainstem: The regulatory signals for breathing come from the brainstem, located at the back, bottom-most portion of the head. ...Read more

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What part of your brain controls your head movement?

What part of your brain controls your head movement?

Lots: Sounds like a simple question but it is not. Some of it depends on what kind of movements. Not just one area. Movements of the tongue and other parts of the face are often assessed in cranial nerve examination, but motor strip areas, subcortical areas, and cerebellar play a part. ...Read more

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What part of your brain does a tumor have to be located to damage your eye sight?

What part of your brain does a tumor have to be located to damage your eye sight?

Various locations: Brain tumors can affect eye sight by directly affecting parts of the visual cortex (occipital lobe), by affecting visual pathways in the temporal lobes or thalamus, by affecting the optic nerves from the eyes or by affecting where the optic nerves come together in the optic chiasm such as with pituitary tumors. ...Read more

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What is the apergia part of the brain?

What is the apergia part of the brain?

No such thing: Tterr is no brain part that is called the apergia in english. ...Read more

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Which part of the brain is responsible for consciousness?

Which part of the brain is responsible for consciousness?

Brainstem: At the base of brain, we possess a variety of receptors which can get impaired from disease and alter our level of consciousness. Sleep is mediated elsewhere and is not considered similar to an altered state of awareness. ...Read more

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What makes us feel guilt? What part of the brain controls this emotion?

What makes us feel guilt? What part of the brain controls this emotion?

"Normal guilt": Includes those times when we know we are making choices that vary from our value system. "neurotic guilt" is excessive and we feel guilty over too many things. Please reflect or speak w/a friend to determine your situation and see a mental health professional if the latter. Peace and good health. Your situation is more common than you may think. Live in the now as best you can. Wayne Dwyer. ...Read more

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What part of the brain forms habits? And what part of the brain changes habit?

What part of the brain forms habits? And what part of the brain changes habit?

No such thing: You're allowing colloquial language to mislead you into thinking of "habits" as something special. A "habit" is merely a mode of behavior acquired by frequent repetition. Since behavior always involves the whole brain, so do habits. There's no "habit center" in the brain. ...Read more

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What part of the brain will be "working"when you reach for something and pick it up.

What part of the brain will be "working"when you reach for something and pick it up.

The motor cortex: The functions are localized to the motor cortex of the brain. ...Read more

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Please answer! What part of the brain do we get words from when thinking of something to say and how come some people always?

Please answer! What part of the brain do we get words from when thinking of something to say and how come some people always?

Left hemisphere: Left hemisphere lesions (95% of right-handers and 70% of left-handers) in the premotor cortex or the superior temporal gyrus can lead to language disturbance but that is usually leads to more consistent disturbances than the occasional difficulty in retrieving words. There are many connections between these areas as well as other areas. Occasional poor retrieval is considered within normal limits ...Read more

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Which part of the brain causes narcolepsy?

Hypothalamus: The part of the brain known as the hypothalamus is responsible for narcolepsy. Lack of a neurotransmitter called hypocretin (orexin) in this part of the brain results in the illness. ...Read more

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Which part of the brain controls metabolism?

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Which part of the brain controls metabolism?

Metabolism & Brain: The Hypothalamus, which maintains homeostasis.

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What part of the brain controls communication?

What part of the brain controls communication?

Anatomical thots: Expressive speech from Broca's area, receptive speech from Wernicke's, and these are connected by arcuous fasciculus. ...Read more

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What part of the brain would it be fatal to injure?

What part of the brain would it be fatal to injure?

Can be variable: Obviously, brainstem injury could be instantaneously fatal, but could be primary problem in higher brain areas such as bleeding, subdural hematoma causing secondary brain herniation which could result in permanent damage. ...Read more

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Which part of the brain does a mental illness effect?

Which part of the brain does a mental illness effect?

Depends: Each mental illness affects a unique combination of brain structures and functions. ...Read more

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What part of the brain does lead exposure damage, dr?

Any: Depends on where it is deposited. In kids it stops normal development. But it also affects the nervous system. It is a very bad poison. ...Read more