We're All About That Brain!

Vocabulary Words: Color Streaks, Cerebrum, Cerebellum, Brain stem, Pituitary, Hypothalamus, General-purpose artificial intelligence (AI), Reverse- Engineering Brain

Questions that might be asked:

1. If one of your nerves that connect to your brain shuts down, will your brain shut down?

2. Since the prosthetic brain is metal, how will you be able to think with it?

3. What size is your brain?

Human brain weighs in at 1300 to 1400 grams, or around 3 pounds.

The brain has different parts that control a certain body part. The brain has different color streaks. The brain has two parts and they control what you think about and what you do. The left side of the brain controls the right side of your body and the right side of your brain controls the left side of your body. Your brain controls everything. Whenever you blink, that is when your brain is telling your eyes to blink. You do something without really thinking about it. Your brain really is the one thinking when your body needs to do something. You don’t just tell your arms to move and grab something. You just do it.

"Our study basically shows an increase of activity in the medial temporal lobe areas-- best known for being essential for long-term memory--when musical motifs in the piece were repeated." explains Iballa Burunat, MA, a doctoral student and the lead author of the study. "This means that the lobe areas are engaged in the short-term recognition of musical phrases. Importantly, this hadn't been observed before in music neuroscience."

The human brain has evolved an enormous capacity for remembering things.


This is a short video on Long Term Memory VS. Short Term Memory.

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