The brain

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The brain is our body's "central processing unit." It processes information that it receives from the senses, and sends messages back to the body. But what happens when the interactions between the nerve cells in the brain temporarily go haywire? Which half of the brain is responsible for which tasks? And does the brain really have to "learn" certain processes? Test your knowledge!
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Updated on January 8, 2021

Next planned update: 2024


Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG, Germany)

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