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    I need to create a PowerPoint presentation (9-12 slides) that outlines the basic functions of the brain, nervous system, and sensory systems. Be sure to address the following issues in your presentation:

    Brain: Be sure to include the major lobes of the brain as well as the areas in the sub-cortex. A brief description of the function of each component should be included.

    Nervous System: Include the major components of the nervous system (Central/Peripheral, Autonomic/Somatic, Sympathetic/Parasympathetic). Also include the basic functions of each section, along with the basic functions of neurons.

    Sensory Systems: Include the major features involved in vision and hearing, along with how each functions so that we can see and hear.

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    Research is presented to explain the human brain as a collection of neurological mechanisms that are wired to carry out many functions. That is, the left and right brain have different abilities and carry out various functions, independently (Gazzaniga, 2002). For example, the interpretive mechanism of the left hemisphere of the brain is wired to interpret the meaning of events focused on order and reason; whereas the right hemisphere brain performs better with regard to spatial relations. The left hemisphere is stated to be dominant for language-related abilities, and the right hemisphere tend to perform better of spatial related (e.g. perception).

    The brain is made up of many systems, structures and cells. The nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord which makes up the Central Nervous System (CNS). The CNS begins to take shape in early embryonic life in a tubular form, and maintains its shape throughout the lifespan. . The cells that take divide and become neuron are found in the CNS guided along neural pathways both physical and chemical factors. In the development of the CNS, interconnected chambers or ventricles make up the major parts of the brain, the forebrain, the midbrain, and the hindbrain. The region behind the ventricles become the five brain hemispheres:
    (1) the Mesenlencephalon, (2) metencephalon, (3) diencephalon, (4) mylencephalon, and (5) telencephalon. The cerebellum structure on the brain stem (dorsal surface) is an important sensorimotor structure [sensory experiences such as hearing and seeing]. The CNS consists of the cranial nerves, spinal nerves and the Peripheral nervous (PNS). Locations and/or regions of the brain are referred to as anterior and posterior areas. Anterior is located toward the ...

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    This solution provides a power-point presentation on the divisions of the brain, and the nervous system