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My research paper is about the anatomy of an optical illusion Optical Illusions are relevant to aviation in that the main guidance system of most aircraft on most flights is the pilots eyes Everyone including pilots is susceptible to an optical illusion The hazards of optical illusions are many considering that at any time during the flight they can cause a healthy and experienced pilot to become confused delusional and generally disoriented with obvious possible consequences This is why we must study and be aware of optical illusions so that we may be better prepared should we encounter one at a critical timeTo better illustrate the origins of optical illusions I will review some parts of the brain and their functions The brain has seven main parts they are the thalamus the hypothalamus the cerebellum the brain stem the corpus callosum the two hemispheres and the largest part of the brain the cerebrum The thalamus is located just above the brain stem It acts like a switchboard deciding what to do with the messages that come to the brain If you were reacting to a situation like flying in a dogfight and radio chatter was coming through your headphones your thalamus would ignore the radio chatter The hypothalamus controls our emotions such as happiness and sadness It also controls our sense of temperature and our feeling of hunger It is located directly in front of the thalamus It is also one of the organs that is fully developed when you are born The cerebellum is the part of the brain that controls our muscles When we are born our cerebellums arent fully developed Thats why we didnt do things in a coordinated manner with our limbs We moved shakily with our bodies because messages from another part of our brain called the cerebrum werent organized by the cerebellum The brain stem is located at the back of the brain right
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