Dr. Sayer ran an EEG scan to see if there was any activity in Leonardís brain. When Dr. Sayer said Leonard out loud, there was brain activity shown on the results. After proving that there was actual brain activity in Leonard, Dr. Sayer tested Leonard with a medication called L-Dopa... Showed first 250 characters
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The medicine was commonly used to treat Parkinsonís disease. Although Leonardís sickness was nothing close to Parkinsonís disease, Dr. Sayer had faith that the medicine would bring Leonard back and felt that they had nothing to lose. Dr. Sayer gave Leonard a dose of 250 mg... Showed next 250 characters
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The definition of awaken is to rouse, excite, or become aware. In the movie "Awakenings," Dr. Sayer and Leonard both experience awakenings in their own ways...
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By- Gary Paulsen
- Brian Robeson's parents get divorce
- Brain boards a plane to go to his dad' house
- The pilot of the plane gives flying lessons to Brain
- The pilot has a heart attack and dies
- Brain takes over the plane and crashes it into the Canadian woods
- Brain is stranded
- Brain explores the woods; finds berries and eats them; gets very ill
- Brain makes himself shelter
- Brain comes encounter with a porcupine: the porcupine attacks his legs causing Brain severe pain
- Brain makes fire with a stone and his hatchet
- He finds eggs and eats them
- Brain waves to a plane that is flying over but the plane does not see him and keeps one going right pass Brain
- Brain loses hope and tries to commit suicide but he survives
- Brain finally catches a fish; he makes himself a feast
- Brain is sprayed but a skunk in the middle of the night; temporally Brain goes blind
- Brain catches his first thing of meat; but while cleaning his meat a moose attacks him, injuring Brian's ribs and his shoulder
- Then a tornado passes through; destroying Brian's shelter
- Brain sees the crashed plane and get an idea to capture the survival pack; to do this Brain builds a raft
- After many tries Brain gets the pack from the plane
- Brain dropped the hatchet in the lake but dives in and gets it
- Brain gets sick in the water when he sees the pilot
- The next day Brain opens the survival kit to find many useful things
- Brain first cooks the food from the kit
- While eating a plane lands and rescues Brain from the woods
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The first reason I think teen brains are different from adult brains, is because of the growth occurring in the brain. Just before puberty, there is a growth spurt in the frontal cortex...
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TOP 10 BIGGEST BRAIN DAMAGING HABITS
People who do not take breakfast are going to
have a lower blood sugar level. This leads to an
insufficient supply of nutrients to the brain
causing brain degeneration...
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The article that I have read is about how Albert Einstein's gray matter in his brain has differences then the average persons. They are not sure though if it has any links between his great intelligence though...
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measuring brain activity
Most of the noninvasive imaging methods estimate brain activity by changes in blood flow, oxygen consumption, glucose utilization, etc. Discuss the potential problems with using this type of indirect measure...
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Teen Binge Drinking
First of all, what is binge drinking? Binge drinking refers to the act of drinking heavily over a short period of time or drinking continuously over a number of days or weeks...