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Dysexecutive syndrome
frontal lobe; cognitive ability and intelligence may be slightly impaired but its is the personality that changes the most
supression of habitual responces
no longer do the habitual responces
cell assemblies
synapses, dendrites, neurotransmitters,
localization
the localization of the control of special functions, as of sight or of the various movements of the body, in special regions of the brain.
distributionist
memories are held in various areas of the brain
nueral plasticity
brains natural ability to form new conections
mesulam
progressive form of dementia characterized by the global loss of language abilities and initial preservation of other cognitive functions
Posner
Used PET scans and found two attentional systems in the brain of monkeys and humans
Fusion
parahypocamal and perninal by which ideas are bonded together so perfectly that they can no longer be seperated
association
each idea has its own identity and forms a link enterohimeo cortex
Schmajuk's model
brain mapped nueral network: error network in the hippocampus, hidden units in cortex, output units in cerebellum
capacity
maximum amount of info that can be contained
Efficiency
production of desired effects with minimum waste of time and skills