and recalling. Levodopa : A medicine that increases brain levels of dopamine, which is helpful in controlling symptoms of Parkinsons disease. Radiation therapy: If cancer a Theory: People Choose The Path their Lives Take affects the brain, radiation can reduce symptoms and slow the cancer's growth. Brain aneurysm : An artery in the brain develops a weak area that swells, balloon-like. The third ventricle connects with the fourth ventricle through a long narrow tube called the aqueduct of Sylvius.
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They also prune synapses. "The more complicated a brain gets, the more gyri and sulci, or wiggly hills and valleys, it has Holland said. A neuron has many arms called dendrites, which act like antennae picking up messages from other nerve cells. EEG can help diagnose seizures, or other brain problems. Doctors sometimes refer to a tumors location by these terms,.g., middle fossa meningioma.