Affective neuroscience

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  • Curwen, Module 3: The What And Why Of Emotions

    After all of Aaron’s own problems he still persevered in the end. It was quite a nice surprise when Aaron noticed someone was at the door, he cautiously opened it to find Sullivan standing there. Sullivan returned because Aaron sent a letter to the relatives explaining some health concerns and to send Sullivan back. While Sullivan and Aaron were sitting having lunch, there was a rattle at the door, and in came Mr. Kurlander to come tell the boys of the great news about making $68 a month and…

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  • Improper Diet Research Paper

    Scientists have been proving that improper diet can affect our health in all stages of life from fetal development through old age. At the one of the society for neuroscience meeting, they demonstrate how Western diet filled in saturated fat and sugar eaten by mother may impact development of a baby’s while still in the womb. The same unhealthy diet may result in depression in adolescents and provide dementia and Parkinson’s disease in adults. “Those who have no time for healthy eating will…

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  • The Seven Components Of Interpersonal Intelligence

    comprises seven components, namely a musical, bodily-kinaesthetic, logical-mathematical, linguistic, spatial, interpersonal, and intrapersonal component. Gardner (1997:35) further refers to the traditional psychometric view of intelligence as outdated. He states that from multiple, converging lines there is evidence to propose that human beings have evolved as a species to possess at least seven distinct forms of intelligence - defined as the ability to solve problems or fashion products that…

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  • Parenting Ted Talk Summary

    my mothers of children are so restless, and she discusses why studying neuroscience, the study of the nervous system, is far more beneficial to raising a child or children than any of the parenting books of today’s time will (Bates, 2014). Senior is extremely qualified to write and speak about the subject due to her countless experience in and around the study. When she states in her book that it is best to study neuroscience, Senior (2014) is referring to parents that need to learn to “stop…

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  • Implicit Attitude

    The term ‘attitude’ is widely used in everyday language to refer to one’s opinion about something, or the behaviour linked to it. We develop attitudes towards anything we can interact with, ranging from people or social groups, animals, objects, situations or specific behaviors. Defined by Allport as a key concept in social psychology (1935, p.798), attitudes help us deal with everything around us and, ultimately, define us as individuals and social group members. This essay will cover how…

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  • Neuroscience And Climate Change

    differences across the globe (MacMillan 2016). Though global warming has been acknowledged by members of the scientific community across the globe, the issue is viewed differently and influenced by many psychological processes by the individual. Neuroscience has influenced how people perceive the risks of global…

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  • Attention Deficit Analysis

    According to the DSM-V (2013), Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is defined as a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development (DSM-V) for at least six months. ADHD has two sub-types that can present independently or combined. Inattention manifests in behavioral symptoms like difficulty sustaining attention in tasks and play activities, failure to give close attention to details or make careless mistakes,…

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  • Task Orientated Intervention Case Study

    The first task-orientated intervention by Polatajko, Mandich, Miller & Macnab (2001), is the use of Cognitive Orientation to Daily Occupational Performance programme (CO-OP), which is a child centred, cognitive based intervention which allows the child to achieve functional goals. It is considered the most pure example of a top-down approach meaning that the main objectives of treatment are skill acquisition and tuition. This is a fairly recent intervention, which has been developed over the…

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  • Shared Knowledge Analysis

    Knowledge is found in many ways yet it may be broadly classified into ‘Shared Knowledge’ and ‘Personal knowledge’. With reference to ‘Shared Knowledge’, we often mean to say ‘we know’, being objective in nature. The field of education is a shared knowledge system where individuals from different cultural backgrounds are collectively brought and are imparted with ideas based on various areas of knowledge, which contain theories, facts and information. In this era of rapid technological change,…

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  • John Naughton

    Is the internet really changing the way we think? Or is that just an evolutionary thought we all have with the changing of technology in the last two decades? John Naughton takes this into consideration with his interpretation on many opinions from several professionals both inside and out of the psychological field in the article, “The Internet: Is It Changing The Way We Think?” Naughton then goes on to use the multiple speakers excerpts in the article as sources for knowledge that is different…

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