The Brain and Behavior

The brain can be divided into three major regions: the hindbrain, the midbrain, and the forebrain. You can see where these regions are located in the brain by looking at Figure 1. Figure 1. Structure and areas in the human brain The Hindbrain The hindbrain includes the cerebellum and two structures found in the lower … Continue reading “The Brain and Behavior”

Anesthesia, coma, brain death, and vegetative life

Anesthesia, coma, brain death, and vegetative life are different levels of consciousness that occur in patients’ specific conditions. Awareness is primarily about the time, place, and people around. The person who falls in the level of consciousness may lose consciousness for only a few moments, or that for hours, days, even weeks and months in … Continue reading “Anesthesia, coma, brain death, and vegetative life”