Epilepsy: Exploring INFORMATION / KNOWLEDGE / EMPOWERMENT MODULE 1: Epilepsy 101 5 What Happens During a Seizure? Each functional region (color-coded) of the brain has a different job. What happens to you during a seizure depends on where the seizure happens in the brain.7 Are There Different Types of Seizures? There are 2 main types of seizures: focal seizures and generalized seizures.14 Focal Seizures Focal (partial) seizures start in a group of neurons in a specific part of the brain.1 Generalized Seizures Generalized seizures start in a network of neurons spread across the brain.1