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  • It is caused by an impact to the head (or body) that results in a rapid movement of the head. It alters the brain ’s functioning : behaviour, thinking or physical functioning is affected Long term effects can negatively impact memory, health, learning The picture of brains is a composite image of 24 retired NFL players with mild to moderate atrophy in 8 brain regions associated with executive and cognitive functions (K. Guskiewicz study).
  • Brain education

    1. 1. Brain Awareness WeekThe Five Senses and the Brain
    2. 2. The Neuron 100 Billion Neurons = 1000 km http://www.fmengert.net/ http://i1-news.softpedia-static.com/images/
    3. 3. Areas of the Brainwww.stfranciscare.org From World Book™ Multimedia Encyclopedia © 2000 World Book, Inc
    4. 4. Synesthesia 2B A C How do babies see the world?
    5. 5. How do we feel touch, pain and temperature? Sensory receptors in the skin
    6. 6. How do we feel touch, pain and temperature? The somatosensory cortex http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/en/bodyparts3d/dl.html
    7. 7. Somatotopic Map Homunculus
    8. 8. Dr. Penfield www.nrc-cnrc.gc.cahttp://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/
    9. 9. How do we see? Visual Cortex http://www.danielng.com http://www.adinstruments.com
    10. 10. Do you see motion? http://jaced.com/blogpix/opticalsnake.gif
    11. 11. http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/files/imagecache/news/files/news/20081002_enigma.jp
    12. 12. What shapes do you see?
    13. 13. Which line is longer?
    14. 14. Same Length!
    15. 15. How do we hear? Ai - v - r - onSoundwaves
    16. 16. How do we smell?
    17. 17. How do we taste? http://fourthingsabout.blogspot.com Flavour?http://scienceray.com
    18. 18. But there is more!www.stfranciscare.org Proprioception www.the-poms.com
    19. 19. Time to see aREAL COW BRAIN
    20. 20.     Concussions It’s a traumatic brain injury! Symptoms: Long term effects in 24 retired NFL players: • Loss of consciousness • confusion • Headache • Nausea • Vomiting • Blurred vision • Short term memory loss Memory and learning The Neurotrauma Impact Science Lab University of Ottawa

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