Scientists have discovered that certain parts of the brain form a vast neural network that is activated when a human is using their imagination. Studies using fMRI technology show activity in the precuneus, posterior par... More »

The right hemisphere of the brain is responsible for creativity, and it controls the left side of the body. The right hemisphere is where rhythm, holistic awareness, creative thinking, spatial awareness and daydreaming o... More »

The right side of the brain controls the left side of the body, and functions in the areas of spatial positioning, recognition, memory, understanding and imagination. The right brain is also responsible for processing mu... More »

The sensory strip is the part of the brain responsible for receiving and sending messages of feeling from various parts of the body, according to Hunter Brain Injury Respite Options Inc. It also includes the region that ... More »

The brain controls the human nervous system. The two major parts of the nervous system are the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. The central system is made up of the brain and spinal cord. The per... More »

Albert Einstein's brain was cut into 240 pieces after his death in 1955, and scientists determined that the physicist's parietal lobe was 15 percent larger than normal, and that part of his brain was missing the Sylvian ... More » Science Human Anatomy Nerves

Nerves provide a pathway for electrochemical impulses to transfer between the brain and other parts of the body. A nerve is an enclosed, cable-like structure that contains bundles of axons. An axon conducts electrochemic... More »