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Doctor insights on: What Part Of Your Brain Processes Vision Stimuli

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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

Cerebrum (Definition)

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