A Day in the Life of the Brain (Brain Works) by Ana Maria Rodriguez

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Some cones are most sensitive to red, others most sensitive to green, and a third type is most sensitive to blue. We see all the colors because these three receptors work in combination. 2 This is a cross section of the optic nerve as seen under a high-power microscope. respond to the colors and shapes. 2). The visual cortex is located in the occipital lobe. In the visual cortex, the different colors and shapes on Mark’s drawing are processed by different neurons. The bell rang one more time, announcing the end of art class.

It all depends on how old the person was when he or she learned it. When a young person learns a second language, he or she speaks it using the same region of Broca’s area used to speak the first language, and he or she understands it using the same region of Wernicke’s area used to understand the first language. However, when adults learn a second language, they train a new region in the Broca’s area to speak the new language. This new region is separate from the one used to speak the first language.

He would not miss it for anything. The Scrimmage Mark put on his most comfortable T-shirt and shorts. He slid his shin guards up his legs and then he pulled long, thick socks on top of them. He tied his soccer shoes tight, secured the ball and a bottle of water inside his backpack, and jumped on his bike. He pedaled to the soccer field, just a few blocks away from his home. 60 Dealing with Pain When practice began, Mark and his teammates stretched, ran around the field, and practiced kicking and passing drills.

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