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  • Marijuana Causes Brain Damage
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    Legalizing marijuana What this can't be true, marijuana can't be good for you it causes asthma and bronchitis. Oh wait I almost forgot thats just another misconception of marijuana in truth it is actually good for people suffering from asthma and bronchitis. Yeah right, this wonder of a drug isn't only not bad for you, but it can actually promote good health. This drug can save lives, it can restore people's vision, in fact there isn't much this drug can't do. Marijuana can save the lives of peo...
  • Rich Blood To The Brain
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    Strokes Though the ultimate result of a stroke or intracranial accident is neurological damage, the primary cause of this condition stems from a catastrophe of vascular origin affecting intracranial blood flow. From a technical perspective, a stroke is defined by the World Health Organisation as rapidly developing clinical sign of cerebral function, lasting more then 24 hours or leading to death, with no apparent cause other then of vascular origin. Without a supply of oxygen rich blood to the b...
  • Individuals With Aphasia
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    Aphasia is a language disorder that results from damage to portions of the brain that are responsible for language. For most people, these are parts of the left side (hemisphere) of the brain. Aphasia usually occurs suddenly, often as the result of a stroke or head injury, but it may also develop slowly, as in the case of a brain tumor. The disorder impairs the expression and understanding of language as well as reading and writing. "Aphasia may co-occur with speech disorders such as dysarthria ...
  • 24 Mdma Users And 24 People
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    "Ecstasy" Damages the Brain and Impairs Memory in Humans In an article that was found at NIDA NOTES on the Internet, titled "Ecstasy " Damages the Brain and Impairs Memory in Humans, discusses the horrible effect that this popular drug has on the human body. In a supported study conducted by NIDA, it had shown the direct evidence the use of MDMA, which is also known as ecstasy has on causing brain damage. Using brain-imaging techniques the study had found that MDMA harms neurons that release ser...
  • Ban Boxing
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    Boxing has always been a sport surrounded with controversy. It is known for its brutal nature, pitching two athletes against each other and allowing them to battle each other until one gain advantage over his opponent by rendering him unconscious. Yet this brutal sport still manages to attract countless fans despite its inherent danger which proved deadly in many occasions. So is it time then for the civilized world to put an end this unjustified sport Hundreds of boxers have died due to brain d...
  • Marijuana
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    Ever since was banned in 1937 biased has been conducted and released in media awareness programs. No matter example best represent's this than a Partnership for a drug - free America ad. In the ad they find showed a normal human brainwave and second a flat brain wave from a 14 year old on marijuana. Several researchers were disgusted by the ad and called up tv networks to complain about the commercial. As a result of his the partnership had to pull i from the air. Ther was revealed to be complet...
  • Terri Schiavo
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    The end of life is inevitable. For most it is for seen and understood what ones final wishes are. Living wills provide those issues in question with answers. What if an individual does not have a living will? Who would be in charge in making final decisions for someone who cannot physically make those decisions? The story of Terri Schiavo brings about many questions that represents moral, ethical, and legal issues. Terri Schiavo collapsed in her home on February 25, 1990. She suffered cardiac ar...
  • Helpful To Individuals With Frontal Lobe Damage
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    Damage to the frontal lobe cortex of the brain can cause difficulty in everyday activities. The frontal lobes role in people's behavior includes executive processes, language, emotional expression and movement. Ryan Godfrey has difficulties in some areas of executive processes due to the damage tumors caused in his brain. Ryan and others with frontal lobe damage can benefit from knowing these deficits by taking steps to reduce their impact. The brain tends to compensate for damaged parts and a f...
  • Head Yank Bend Enemy
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    Sometimes when you are threatened with physical violence, a weapon to defend yourself with is not always available. Your hands, however, are always with you, and can be as lethal as any weapon. Below are a list of attacks that police are instructed not employ, as they may prove deadly. 1. TEMPLE - A very susceptible vital spot. If struck with sufficient force, may cause unconsciousness or death. 2. NASION - This is the summit of the nose. If struck with sufficient force may cause death. 3. PHILT...
  • Serious Blow To The Temporal Lobe
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    Assignment #3: Essay #4 4. Describe the four major lobes of the brain (name and location) and describe what abilities one would lose if damage occurs in each of the lobes. The Frontal Lobe The Frontal Lobe is the lobe of the brain that resides in the front portion of the brain above the eyes. This lobe is responsible for movement and planning. If a person were to go out and injure their Frontal Lobe many things would change in their day to day lives, just as Phineas Gage discovered. Activities t...
  • Early Offenders Antisocial Behaviour
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    Biological Factors in Criminal Behaviour Role of Biological Factors in Behaviour Human behaviour is caused by both biological and non-biological factors. People act based on interaction with individuals and their environment, giving them a unique perception and reaction to the world. 3 Major Obstacles that Affect Biological Factors of Determining a Criminal Mind 1. There is no testing that can be done to prove criminality. 2. Not all illegal behaviour is equally prosecuted. 3. It is unreasonable...
  • Toxic Fumes Solvents
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    The misuse of solvents can be just as effective on the body as using harmful drugs. Solvents are taken into the body through inhalation. There are various organic solvents, including glue and toxic fumes. The inhalations of solvents affect various organs in the body, and these include the lungs and the CNS (Central Nervous System). When someone breathes in solvents, the toxic fumes enter the lungs and damage the lung tissue. This makes it difficult to breathe after misusing solvents over a perio...
  • Cognitive Components In Brain Regions
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    What Are The Underlying Assumptions In Neuropsychology? Cognitive Neuropsychology (CN) studies and uses the relationship between normal and abnormal cognitive functioning to attain the following goals. 1. Using models of normal functioning to understanding impaired functioning. 2. Using knowledge of impaired and preserved cognitive abilities of brain-damaged patients to improve models of normal functioning. In order to address the underlying assumptions in CN there is a need to explain why the a...
  • Boxer's Head
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    Mr. Chairperson, members of the opposition, ladies and gentlemen. This house believes that boxing should be banned. I am proposing this motion. Bradley Stone, James Murray, Jacob Green walt, Jimmy Garcia, Lance Hobson. Names familiar in the world of boxing and beyond. Why? These fit young men were all legally murdered in a boxing ring. To this list can also be added the names of at least 46 others who gave their lives in the name of boxing. Think also of the thousands injured over the years. The...
  • Activist's Argument Against The Legalization Of Marijuana
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    Marijuana To toke or not to toke that is the question. Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of society or succumb to popular opinion and legalize Marijuana. Marijuana is a cure for anorexia as well as glaucoma. Marijuana is even a helping factor for relieving some symptoms of A.I.D.S. Still the government of our nation has Marijuana classified as a Division I drug. Which means it serves no medical use and does in no way benefit society. The studies outdated and scientif...

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