Science

What part of the brain is short-term memory ?

The area of ​​short-term memory is located in the lower part of the temporal lobe and is of great importance for the temporary storage (a few tens of seconds) of an event, before it is eventually and lastingly preserved. The temporal area is part of the limbic system. The temporal area of ​​short-term memory is […]

Neurons and their morphology

All neurons are not identical. These basic units of the brain are highly diverse, even within a specific brain area. They are distinguishable according to: The shape of the cell body (or soma).  Their organization and morphology of the extensions (i.e. dendrites and axon) that arise from the cell body. Four major types of neurons […]

The Brain And Movement

The parts of the brain that controls movement involve a hierarchical and interconnected network that includes:   1. Motor area of the frontal lobe   2. Basal ganglia located inside the cerebral hemispheres   3. Pons 4. Cerebellum 1 Motor areaThe highest level of the network (in direct relation with basal ganglia, the cerebellum and the pons)  Initiates the […]