The human brain is an intricate, powerful organ which consumes around 20% of the oxygen and blood in the body. It is made up of several parts, each one offering its own important set of functions. Everything from breathing to thinking to walking to talking is controlled by the brain. The brain allows humans to laugh at jokes, fall in love, play sports, and even sleep. This infographic explores the different parts of the brain, the functions they operate, and how an injury might affect these processes.
For example, the frontal lobe is responsible for concentration, attention, judgment, personality, and inhibitions. An injury to this part of the brain might influence impulses, emotional control, and language. Another example is the parietal lobe. This part of the brain controls the five senses. An injury to the parietal lobe may make it difficult for the five senses to be experienced properly.