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Breaking Down the Brain Series: 4 – Temporal Lobe

Posted in Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, Spine Injury, Back Injury, Neck Injury and Bone Injury, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
 Temporal Lobe We continue Breaking Down the Brain by looking at the Temporal Lobe.  The temporal lobes are one of the four main lobes or regions of the cerebral cortex. Structures of the limbic system, including the olfactory cortex, amygdala, and the hippocampus are located within the temporal lobes. The temporal lobes play an important … Continue Reading

Breaking Down the Brain Series: 3 – Parietal Lobe

Posted in Spine Injury, Back Injury, Neck Injury and Bone Injury, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
 The Parietal Lobe The Parietal Lobe is the upper middle lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, located above the temporal lobe. Complex sensory information from the body is processed in the parietal lobe, which also controls the ability to understand language.  The parietal lobe is a part of the brain positioned above (superior to) the occipital … Continue Reading

Breaking Down the Brain Series: 2 – Occipital Lobe

Posted in Spine Injury, Back Injury, Neck Injury and Bone Injury, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
 This second installment of the series I am posting about the Anatomy of the Brain deals with the Occipital Lobe.  The occipital lobe is the visual processing center of the mammalian brain. The primary visual cortex is Brodmann area 17, located in the interior portion of the occipital lobe. Although located at the back of … Continue Reading

Changes Observed after Brain Injury

Posted in Las Vegas Injury Attorney, Personal Injury, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
 Brain Injury produces observable changes.  Depending on what area of the brain is injured will dictate what the likely changes will look like. Changes After Frontal Lobe Damage - Because of its location in the anterior part of the head, the frontal lobe is arguably more susceptible to injuries.  This lobe is often cited as the … Continue Reading

Functions Associated with Lobes of the Brain

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 Skills and Functions Associated with the Lobes of the Brain The picture of the brain divided into its lobes will be useful as we look at what functions are associated with the Lobes of the Brain.  Injury to the various parts of the brain will like impair those functions associated with the parts. Any brain … Continue Reading