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What Part Of Your Brain Processes Vision Stimuli
I have headache in right part of brain and my right eye pains! My eyes also get stressed while studying. I don't wear specs and have perfect vision.!
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
Brainstem: The regulatory signals for breathing come from the brainstem, located at the back, bottom-most portion of the head. ...Read more
Please let me know if there is a part of your brain that doesn't develop until you're at least eighteen years old?
Brain development: By the age of 18 your brain is fully developed from an anatomical point of view. ...Read more
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
"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
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
The motor cortex: The functions are localized to the motor cortex of the brain. ...Read more
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
Depends: Each mental illness affects a unique combination of brain structures and functions. ...Read more
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
No expert agreement:
Most now feel complex emotions do not reside in only one spot in the brain, they are formed like jigsaw pieces from many parts of the brain. Tests like functional MRI and PET scans are sorting this out but more questions are always arising.
The best approach is to ask when does the whole brain reach maturity. This may be near 30 years old. See: http://mentalhealthdaily. Com/2015/02/18/at-what-age- ...Read more
Various parts: Of the medial forebrain have been implicated in reward systems. (Nucleus Accumbens, ventromedial prefrontal cortex, septal nuclei) It also depends on the drug. It turns out that for some drugs like cocaine the repeated use of the drug is dependent on Gabaergic NucAcc neurons combined with increased thickness of a leather pouch known as the wallet. ...Read more
Frontal lobe: Recent studies, and the case of phineas gage in 1848, show frontal lobe is important in controlling overall impulsivity. But, patients with temporal lobe epilepsy can also be impulsive. Overall chemical levels, such as testosterone and serotonin, can also be linked to mood disturbances with impulsive component. Lastly, genetics also plays a factor. Still many unknowns. ...Read more
Emotions: Limbic system.Get a more detailed answer ›
Response similar: This is why many self-defense gurus tell you to get angry (but not lose control)--it focuses the anxiety/fear from adrenaline surge into something you can use to advantage. Both are adrenaline driven, more just a matter of body's interpretation of signals--to fight / flight / freeze. ...Read more
Does permanent damage to particular part of the brain put someone in a permanent vegetative state?
Cerebral cortex: If cerebral cortex dies, while breathing and heart control centre in the brain stem are still working, the person will be in a vegetative state ...Read more
My son was told that he had lesions in the upper part of his back near his spine and his on his brain?
More Info Needed: You have not stated a specific question. Additionally, not enough info is given to work with. Info such as your son's age, medical history, symptoms, physical findings, type of tests done/results, & more is needed. "Lesion" is a general term for an uspecified abnormal finding. Please re-submit your question w/ info above so that our doctors can help you or return to your doctor for answers. ...Read more
What part of the brain reacts to alcohol? I no longer feel the effects of alcohol. What could be wrong?
Tolerance: Alcohol permeates the entire brain. It is not a good idea to be drinking alcohol on top of clonazepam. Your brain has developed tolerance to alcohol which means you are getting close to alcohol addiction if not already there. I would recommend that you consult with your physician to get off the alcohol safely. ...Read more
My friend experienced numbness on the top part of her brain on and off at a 10-20 minutes interval. Why is it?
Scalp numbness: It's the scalp feeling numbness; the brain is insensate to pain. Some things that can cause abnormal scalp sensation include chronic migraine, hyperventilation, panic attacks, prior head trauma or surgery. Red flags for something bad include nerve pain or numbness in other parts of the body, seizures, altered level of consciousness, skin breaks where she is numb, or severe headaches. Good luck! ...Read more
How can you strengthen the part of the brain that controls language so that it's easier to learn new languages?
Learning langauges: One thing that helps to learn languages is to practice. Your brain may use multiple areas to learn a language. Different areas help you read, write, listen to and speak. If you use them all it should help with your language learning. ...Read more
What could be a physiological explanation to dissociative disorders? What are the part of the brain that are involved?
Multiple areas: Correlations have been demonstrated between the symptoms of dissociation and the right temporo parietal junction, an area involved in perspective taking, sense of self and integration of information between self and environment. There are several aspects of mental dissociation, and brain areas involved in those domains, e.g., visual/auditory/tactile processing, attention, are associated with each. ...Read more
Why do I feel very sharp headache at the left part of my brain usually lasts for 5 seconds and I have been finding it hard to understand things?
Dysautonomia: There are headaches that are extremely short in duration (seconds) referred to as JABS AND JOLTS...or STABBING HEADACHES, or Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias. Which of those would you like to claim for yourself? There is treatment but first you need a solid diagnosis. Be happy to help if you'd like to write me at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more
I feel sudden dizzyness and my head starts to feel heavy. Its been on for a month now. Smetyms I GT sharp throbbin pain only on 1 part of my brain.
Often: Brain swelling occurs as a result of the rapidity, the cause, and the size of the stroke. A stroke of equal size but faster onset, than the slower one. The larger the stroke, the more likely is the swelling. Hemorrhagic stroke is more likely to provoke swelling than an equal-sized thrombotic stroke. ...Read more
Depends on type: Dementias are of various types, and they start out by afrecting different parts of the brain. However, in their most advanced stages all dementias affect multiple region sod the brain. ...Read more
The...: Hypothalamus, more than other areas.Get a more detailed answer ›
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