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Brain ppt


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Brain ppt

  1. 1. The Brain By the end of the lesson you should be able to Describe the structure and function of the brain State the function and location of cerebrum, cerebellum and all four lobes State the location of sensory and motor strip
  2. 2. The Brain  weighs 1300 - 1400 g  made up of about 100 billion neurons  “the most complex living structure on the universe” Society for Neuroscience  makes us who we are
  3. 3. The BrainPhineas gage
  4. 4. Brain structureCerebrum cerebellum
  5. 5. Cerebellum• Found at the at the back of your head under the cerebrum• Means “little brain”• Responsible for movement, balance, posture.• Often takes over learned activities- Like riding a bike!
  6. 6. Parts of the cerebrum
  7. 7. Frontal Lobe• Found under your forehead.• Center of reasoning• Planning• some parts of speech• movement (motor cortex)• Emotions• problem solving.
  8. 8. Parietal Lobe• Found on the top of your head.• Receives sensory input from the skin. (touch, pressure, temperature, & pain)
  9. 9. Occipital• Found at the back of your head.• Receives input from the eyes• Often referred to as the visual cortex
  10. 10. Temporal Lobe• Found on the sides of your head above your ears.• Functions include: • speech perception • hearing, • some types of memory
  11. 11. Sensory homunculus
  12. 12. Motor strip and Motor striphomunculus
  13. 13. Hemispheres uses logic • Acknowledges detail oriented order/pattern • Perception facts rule • knows object words and name language • reality based present and • forms past strategies math and • Practical science • safe
  14. 14. Hemispheres- Right uses feelings • believes "big picture” • appreciates oriented • spatial perception imagination rules • knows object function symbols and • fantasy based images • presents present and future possibilities philosophy & • impetuous religion • risk taking
  15. 15. Task You will need a Desktop or Netbook Research activities that are completed due to the brain Label that activity with the part of the brain You need to have 2-3 per lobe The website below should be used Screen shot the final product and post on your blog