Brain and Mind - The Brain

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Animals with more complex behaviour have brains compared with their size. The human brain has many regions, each with one or more specific functions such as controlling walking and balance, recognising a face or understanding the sounds of words.
The cortex is the region responsible for being alert and aware of yourself and your surroundings - . It is also responsible for intelligence, language and memory.
Brain responses responsible for awareness, thoughts and feelings are often referred to as your .
Different regions of the cortex have different tasks.
Nerve impulses from the sense receptors are processed in the cortex.
The cortex sends impulses to muscles along motor neurons.
Networks of connect the sensory and motor cortex regions.

Studies of the human brain have included applying electrical impulses to sections of the brain and watching for in the body.
Modern imaging techniques such as (MRI) provide detailed information without surgery.