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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).

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  • Brain Awareness WeekThe Five Senses and the Brain
  • The Neuron 100 Billion Neurons = 1000 km http://www.fmengert.net/ http://i1-news.softpedia-static.com/images/
  • Areas of the Brainwww.stfranciscare.org From World Book™ Multimedia Encyclopedia © 2000 World Book, Inc
  • Synesthesia 2B A C How do babies see the world?
  • How do we feel touch, pain and temperature? Sensory receptors in the skin
  • How do we feel touch, pain and temperature? The somatosensory cortex http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/en/bodyparts3d/dl.html
  • Somatotopic Map Homunculus
  • Dr. Penfield www.nrc-cnrc.gc.cahttp://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/
  • How do we see? Visual Cortex http://www.danielng.com http://www.adinstruments.com
  • Do you see motion? http://jaced.com/blogpix/opticalsnake.gif
  • http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/files/imagecache/news/files/news/20081002_enigma.jp
  • What shapes do you see?
  • Which line is longer?
  • Same Length!
  • How do we hear? Ai - v - r - onSoundwaves
  • How do we smell?
  • How do we taste? http://fourthingsabout.blogspot.com Flavour?http://scienceray.com
  • But there is more!www.stfranciscare.org Proprioception www.the-poms.com
  • Time to see aREAL COW BRAIN
  •     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