Abby went for a run at the county park because the trail there helps her prepare for the marathon she has next month. While running, Abby notices a group of people playing soccer. Before she has a chance to duck, she is smacked in the head by a soccer ball. When she comes to, she notices she can’t feel the paramedic touching her arm. The paramedic also tells her she will probably have difficulty sensing what is around her for a few days. She’s instructed to take it easy and walk slowly in order to gauge what objects are around her.
1. Which part of the brain was damaged or removed in this scenario? Explain how you know: (Occipital Lobe, Parietal Lobe, or Temporal Lobe)
2. Explain why the other options are not the answer: