The human brain

Option E5

E.5.1 & E.5.2: The structure of the human brain

Draw and annotate the structure of the human brain as shown in the diagram below. Make sure to include the function of each part of the brain.

Parts of the brain

E.5.3: Animal experiments, lesions and fMRI and the identification of the specific brain functions.

Animal experiments, lesions and brain function
fMRI and brain function

E.5.4: Sympathetic and parasympathetic control of involuntary functions

Sympathetic/parasympathetic explained

Control of heart rate

Place your mouse on the figure to the effects of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems.

Control of heart rate

Control of blood flow to the gut

Place your mouse on the figure to the effects of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems.

Control of blood flow gut

Control of the iris

Place your mouse on the figure to the effects of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems.

Control of the iris

E.5.5: The pupil reflex explained

Pupil reflex explained

E.5.6: The diagnosis of brain death

Place your mouse on the figure to see how brain death is diagnosed.

Diagnosis of brain death

E.5.7: How is pain perceived?

Place your mouse on the figure to see how the body perceives pain.

How pain is perceived
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