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Lecture 26

11:709:255 Lecture Notes - Lecture 26: Ketogenic Diet, Occipital Lobe, Parietal Lobe

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Epilepsy and Ketogenic Diet
Anatomy of the Nervous System
- Frontal lobe
o Motor function
o Higher thoughts
o Emotion
- Occipital lobe
o Sense of smell, vision
- Parietal lobe
o Attention
o Coordination
o Taste, touch, pain
- Temporal lobe
o Memory
o Speech and hearing
o Prone to seizures
Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
- Neurological condition that from time to time produces
disturbances in the normal electrical functions of the brain
bursts of electrical energy that are more intense than usual
o May be parietal/focal (one area) or generalized (throughout)
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