A Closer Look at the Human Brain
About the A Closer Look at the Human Brain Lesson
This lesson introduces students to the human brain and the parts of the brain.
• To be able to list basic facts about the brain.
• To be able to describe the different parts of the brain.
• To be able to explain the various functions of the different parts of the brain.
• To be able to list some of the beneficial things for the brain.
The actual word ?brain? was found to be used for the first time in an Ancient Egyptian papyrus dating back to 1700 B.C. This is the first time the word itself was used in any language. However, there is a lot of proof that brain surgeries were performed starting from the Neolithic period, which is the late Stone Age.