This earthquake caused 60 deaths, 9,000 people injured. Causing the San Fernando Valley a total pile of destruction (TheAtlantic.com). What was actually the main cause of the Northridge earthquake? Why did the Northridge earthquake caused so many destruction? The earthquake happened because of the movement from the San Andreas Fault (u-s-history.com) .This little movement from the tectonic caused big things such as earthquake, but what exactly is San Andreas Fault?
An engineer went to work and started the steam up in the boiler room by throwing a great amount of sawdust on to the fire from the sawdust bin, which is near the fire. Once the engineer finished starting the steam up, he went outside in front of the building. As he stood there for a couple of minutes he heard an explosion, and when he turned around he saw the top portion of the back wall slowly breaking apart accompanied by girls screaming. Bricks flew in all directions, and according to the engineer not even a minute later the whole building go up in
The cortex which is a thin wrinkly layer squished inside the human skull is known for problem solving. How the cerebellum controls movement in an individual by telling the muscles what to do at every step. We also see how how the brain communicates by sending electric signals all around the body. Various diseases caused by brain damage is also covered and how this affects our memories; long term and short
Not only do they need to have more information but it seems that they need to test for it so, that way they know exactly know where in the brain concussions occur. The diagnosis of a concussion is not tranquil but with the development of technology has allowed a deeper understanding of the diagnosis. For
Music affect human physical system in the body and his nervous system impact brain functions and activity directly. Sound waves, which are produced by music, can affect on pain feelings, the respiratory system, blood pressure, pulse rate, as well as the emotions and thoughts. Thereby speed and quality of thinking process can vary. (Dawn Kent, 2006) Below are some evidences about influence of music on brain. What negative effects has background music?
The Return of Phineas Gage: Clues About the Brain from the Skull of a Famous Patient “On 13 September 1848, Phineas P. Gage, a 25-year-old construction foreman for the Rutland and Burlington Railroad in New England, became the victim of a bizarre incident.” (Damasio, Grabowski, Frank, Galaburda, & Damasio, 1994). Due to an unfortunate accident while working on the railroad, a tamping iron over 3 and a half feet long blasted through Phineas Gage’s cheek, frontal lobe and out the top of his skull. The marvel behind this incident that made Gage so famous was that he could still talk, walk, and function, but not as the man he used to be. Once recovered, Phineas Gage was still as smart as he was before. He could do everything physically, and mostly emotionally as someone who had no accident involving a rod passing through their skull.
Bernie Banton worked as a lathe operator, shaping blocks of asbestos for use in power stations and making asbestos pipe sections in his early career at the Camellia plant of Australian building products giant James Hardie & Co Pty Ltd. When it was revealed of the dangers asbestos caused to humans and the fact that James Hardie new of the dangers compelled Banton to become a campaigner for the right of workers to receive compensation from James Hardie. Bernie was diagnosed with asbestosis in 1999 and later learned in August 2007 that he had contracted a further asbestos-related disease which included asbestosis-related pleural disease and peritoneal mesothelioma. Fellow workers were also affected by the asbestos issue and also fought for their rights in the following chain of events.
The similarities between biological, social and psychological approaches of abnormality are that the biological model is connected to the cognitive approach of the psychological, this is because brain injury can cause abnormality, for example, a concussion can cause the disruption of the balance of neurotransmitters causing abnormality namely high levels of dopamine may cause schizophrenia. A brain injury from an accident can cause the victim to suffer psychological and emotional trauma which can activate abnormalities such as anxiety or depression. Both the social and behavioural focuses on the context of the situation. The differences between the biological, social and psychological approaches are that the biological ignores
Hearing Loss and Symptoms According to Claridge, an expert in hearing aid development, hearing is a complex sense involving both the ear's ability to detect sounds and the brain's ability to interpret those sounds.13 Therefore, understanding hearing loss can be difficult. However, The National Institute of Health believes that it can be placed into two categories, sensorineural and conductive. A sensorineural hearing loss is when damage affects the nerves or hair-cells of the inner ear. The nerve and hair-cell damage not only reduces the sounds that can be heard, but the ability to understand these sounds.14 This is supported by Smith an Otolaryngologist who states that, "The first indication of a mild loss (of hearing) is difficulty in understanding speech." 15 As the inner ear contains a variety of hair cells, which are specific to set frequencies, a person suffering from sensorineural hearing loss may hear certain frequencies perfectly and others not at all.16 The American Ear Science Institute confirms that this type of hearing loss is
Phineas Gage was in a railroad blasting accident when his tamping iron struck some black powder. The explosion then sent the tamping iron through Phineas’s head. Phineas should have died in many ways. To demonstrate this, there is a quote saying, “Phineas should have died long before this. A thirteen pound iron rod through the head should have killed a person instantly.” He lost blood, he had brain swelling, and he had various infections.
This allows Watson to be operable anywhere with a written language. Any good can still bring a bad side, unfortunately and Watson is not exempt. First off, Watson reads in binary code, so can only function with straight answer questions or answer coming from an established database. Dealing with human emotions, intelligence, and theories is beyond the capability of its processing. Also, Watson cannot learn on its own.
At 25, an accident that would change him forever occurred. While using an iron tampering rod to pack explosive power into a hole, it detonated. The force from the explosive sent a 43 inch long rod through his left cheek, tearing his brain, exiting his skull and landing 80 feet away. This accident was shocking but that wasn’t the most interesting part of this case. Phineas was able to walk to a nearby cart and speak to the people near by to
One well-respected historical event in the evolution of human development is the case of Phineas Gage. In 1848, at the young age of 25, Gage suffered from a traumatic event that later altered his mind and behavior. On the 18th of September Gage and his crew were mining rocks to construct a passage for the railroad. While working, an explosion occurred, resulting with the iron rod
The collision was triggered by a broken axle on the engine, which launched the train from the tracks and made it collide through the bridge deck and on the 45-cm thick ice of the canal. This created a lot of casualties and the City of Hamilton proclaimed March 16, 1857, the official day of mourning. In the present day, the remainder of the canal can be spotted at the North of Cootes Drive in east Dundas and in the decaying trunks and logs in the shallows of Cootes