Brain function


Brain function

Wikipedia articles related to Brain Function

* Visual system
* Auditory system
* Olfactory system
* Gustatory system
* Somatosensory system
* Visual perception
* Motor cortex
* Broca's area (aka "Language Area")
* Lateralization of brain function

Brain Function Theory

* Phrenology
* Cybernetics
* Connectionism
* Modularity of mind
* Artificial intelligence
* Society of Mind

Methods to study Brain Function

* Neuropsychology
* Electroencephalography
* Electrophysiology
* Magnetoencephalography
* Functional MRI
* Positron emission tomography

ex differences

* Sex and intelligence
* Biology of gender


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