How does imaging technology help scientists research the brain?.
Play The Brain in Action video which explores different parts of the brain and examines which sections are activated during a variety of tasks. The Human Spark: The Brain in Action. PBS Learning Media. Retrieved April 16, 2018, from https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/hs11.sci.life.stru.brainact/the-brain-in-action/?#.WtTKv5ch2M9 Record the tasks featured in the video, as well as which sections of the brain are highlighted during each task. Briefly summarize the brain regions discussed in the video and their main roles. Research the Cerebellum and Describe the following – the location of the region the main functions associated with the region other facts about the region. Watch the Scanning the Brain Video. You will be learning about the different technologies researchers use to explore the brain. The Human Spark: Scanning the Brain. PBS Learning Media Retrieved April 16, 2018 from https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/hs11.sci.life.stru.scanbrain/scanning-the-brain/?#.WtTL_Zch2M8 Research CAT/CT in detail and describe how it works, the type of information it provides, its advantages and drawbacks. How does imaging technology help scientists research the brain? Why might scientists use more than one imaging technique when conducting their research? Find and describe one article that describes the latest findings using brain imaging techniques (some sites to search include sciencedaily.com, scientificamerican.com). Organize this essay assignment using subtitles that summarize the topic from each question above. For example, to answer Question 1, use a descriptive subtitle like the following: Parts of the Brain. Answer each question under the subtitle using complete sentences that relate back to the question.