how does the brain work in terms of learning and memory, biology homework help

Question Description

Write a 450 - 600 word essay that:

1. Discuss the parts of the brain as they relate to learning and memory.

2. Discuss learning styles.

3. Include your learning style, strengths & weaknesses, and study tools (what old skill(s) align(s) with your results from the Learning Styles Survey and what new tool might you try). I will upload the results of my learning survey and please answer the 3rd guiding question based on this results.

Source material: and my learning style survey results

Make sure that you read all the source pages, discuss the sources that you have been provided and incorporate your understanding of the concepts into the essay. consider potential answers to the Guiding Questions and think about how best to organize your essay in response to the Writing Prompts. Be sure that you follow and address all of the Guiding Question.

Starting with a simple introduction to key terms and working up to an essay that ties all the information together. Your essay should be ENTIRELY in your own words. (so don’t put any direct quote and don’t paraphrase from the sources). Internal integrity, organization, and structure to your essay are of vital importance.

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Here is my learning style survey result. I have learned that I am a visual non-verbal learner, which means that I learn better and more effectively when information presented to me in the pictures, videos, diagrams and other visually design formats. ...
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Learning and Memory
The brain is a complex organ which carries out different functions. The brain is
composed of grey and white matter with billions of the interneurons. It releases neurotransmitter
from presynaptic knob as a response to the action potential hence exciting the adjacent synapse.
The memories are stored in complex patterns of neural interaction which results from given
stimulus. The brain has different columns which are involved different or single piece of
information. The columns make up the two hemispheres of the brain whereby each hemisphere
has several lobes of the brain.
Therefore, the lobes of the brain include parietal, frontal, temporal, and occipital lobes.
The occipital lobe is responsible for all visual information in the brain. The frontal lobe has
different roles which include personality, planning, reasoning, voluntary movements and also
converting mere thoughts to words. On the hand, the temporal lobe determines the frequency and
volume of sound, verbal and visual memory. The parietal lobe deals with both visual and
auditory sensory which is tied to written and spoken language skills. Apart from lobes, the brain
has limbic system which takes part in learning, emotions, and memory. Different parts of the
brain store information and as a result, the structures of the brain are linked. Most of the short
term memory is stored in the frontal lobe part of brain. The hippocampus is responsible for long
term memory.
The visual information is transferred from the angular gyrus to the Wernicke’s area. This
area is responsible for formulating choice and sequence of the spoken words. The information

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