State Of Consciousness

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Counsciousness of the brain is part of a reticular formation which comes from the thalamus and cerebral cortex. The thalamus and cerebral cortex is controlled by the sensory signals which reach the cerebrum and then goes to the attention of consciousness. The state of consciousness has the central role in alertness and sleep. Part of the midbrain controls different functions such as visual attention, tracking visual moving objects. Other functions affected are reflexes such as blinking, focusing and turning the eyes to look at something that a person can see with their peripheral vision. The cerebrum which is the front of the brain has two cerebral hemispheres and they look identical at first glance. These are the left

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