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The olfactory lobe, or olfactory bulb, is the structure within the brain that receives neural input from the nasal cavity, thus processing the sense of smell, according to Encyclopedia Britannica. The nasal cavity's smel... More »

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There are several treatment options available for tumors located on the frontal lobe of the brain, including surgical removal of the tumor, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. Other common treatment option... More »

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The sense of smell complements the taste of food, forming the perceived flavor of the food in the brain. Abnormal conditions, such as having a cold, distort this sense of flavor, states the Society for Neuroscience. More »

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The sense of smell complements the taste of food, forming the perceived flavor of the food in the brain. Abnormal conditions, such as having a cold, distort this sense of flavor, states the Society for Neuroscience. More »

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The sense of smell works by the transmission of electrical signals to the brain via biochemical receptors. In humans, the biochemical receptors are olfactory sensory neurons located in patches of tissue deep inside the n... More »

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The function of the brain’s frontal lobe includes movement, decision making, problem solving, planning, impulse control, memory and high order functions. The brain’s frontal lobe is one of the four main lobes of the cere... More »

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On the right and the left side of the brain, the parietal lobe processes sensory information, and on the left side it assists with planning movements, language, writing and arithmetic. It plays a particularly strong role... More »

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