Part of the cerebral cortex that deals with speech, motor movements, judgement and planning
Frontal lobe
Part of the brain that deals with that you hear.
Temporallobe
Part of the cerebral cortex that deals with sight.
Occipitallobe
Part of the brain that deals with touch and computes body position.
Parietallobe
How the brain makes new connections and can help the brain adjust to the environment in which it lives.
Plasticity
A language disorder
Aphasia
A band of neural fibers that connect the hemispheres of the brain and helps them communicate.
Corpuscallosum
The pink wrinkled part of the brain that you see when you think about the brain.
Cerebralcortex
A brain scan where radioactive glucose is injected into the patient.
PET
Brain scan where the main goal is to search for brain damage.
CT
This is a brain scan where magnetic fields and radio waves map out the brain.
MRI
Mainly used for sleep disorders, this scan sweeps over the top of the brain to detect activity at the surface.
EEG
This is the part of a neuron that holds the nucleus and controls the sending of a message.
Cellbody
Part of the neuron that is fatty and helps the message send quickly.
myelin sheath
The branches off the cellbody.
Dendrites
The long part of the neuron that is covered by the myelin sheath.
Axon