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What's your favourite brain region?

The brain is reassuringly complicated; what is it made of? In this section we will zoom into the brain and explore its anatomy.

The brain is reassuringly complicated; how are the billions of neurons organised? In this section Dr. Sangeeta Chawla and Dr. Gareth Evans will zoom into the brain and explore its anatomy.

Here are some questions to consider while you’re watching the video. We’d be happy to hear from you in the comments once you’ve watched the video.

  • Can bodily functions such as appetite be ascribed to particular brain regions?
  • Why is it difficult to perform physical tasks requiring fine motor control after alcohol consumption?
  • Is there a region of the brain that controls our emotions?
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