The winning picture was taken during an operation on the brain of a living epilepsy patient.The awards will be on display at the Wellcome Collection in London until December 2012 Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2164892/Incredible-close-shot-living-human-brain-wins-microscope-photography-competition.html#ixzz1z1ul7QPy
Good article.Executive dysfunction is a term for the range of cognitive, emotional and behavioural difficulties which often occur after injury to the frontal lobes of the brain. Impairment of executive functions is common after an abi and has a profound effect on many aspects of everyday life.This factsheet explains what executive functions are, why they are so important and which part of the brain is responsible for controlling them. Very useful.
"The first time I held a human brain in Anatomy Lab I was completely speechless. I looked at my classmates expecting a similar reaction and they looked back at me confused like…”dude let’s start identifying the structures.” I had to take a step back and let it process…in my hands was someone’s entire life. From start to finish, every memory, every emotion, every bodily control…was right there in my hands."