Lesson: The Brain Biology
In this lesson, we will learn how to identify regions of the brain, describe their functions, and explain how to investigate brain function.
A PET scan involves injecting radioactive glucose into a patient. Which of the following is correct about cells in the brain?
For the injuries and disorders described, state what part of the brain you think is affected.
A person with ataxia walks with jerky and uncoordinated movements.
After suffering a stroke, a person may struggle to remember key events.
After falling from a motorbike, a rider’s heart rate increases rapidly and they struggle to breathe normally.
After developing a brain tumour, a patient finds they sweat in cold rooms and need to urinate more.
Which of the following is not a function of the brain?