Emotion and memory

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  • Neurological Basis Of Learning And Memory

    My fascination with the neurological basis of learning and memory began during an independent research project in the second year of my master’s degree at Bangalore University. I was in awe when I realized how extraordinarily complex the neural mechanisms that support memory formation are and yet these profound neural events may be “undone” if the memories are not retrieved. Furthermore, I learned that memories can be embedded in chains, or “engrams”, composed of antecedent and subsequent events…

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  • Cognitive Functional Test Essay

    experiment. [ref 1] The memory test is the Morris Water Maze and the attentive test is the Pre-Pulse Inhibition test. Both tests in this experiment are exercise different parts of the brain, the Water Maze exercises the hippocampus, and the Pre-Pulse Inhibition exercises the brainstem. The Water Maze experiment is an exercise regarding the hippocampus of the brain, the main centre for creating and storing memories…

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  • Brain On Fire, By Susannah Cahalan's Brain On Death

    Memory represents a person’s perception of self and identity. Reflecting on past memories and experiences allows a person to recognize who he or she is and where he or she came from. In the novel, Brain on Fire, by Susannah Cahalan, a disease known as anti-NMDA receptor autoimmune encephalitis inflames Cahalan’s brain, inducing cognitive deficiencies such as hallucinations, paranoia, and slurred speech. Cahalan refers to her hospital stay as her “month of madness” because these symptoms…

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  • Sharon Begley Mapping The Mind Analysis

    feelings, language and everything else that makes us human comes from” (p. 66). This means that the brain’s structure is divided by varying thought processes, emotion, intelligence, and language, to name just a few. To further explain, Begley (1992) states, “The maps . . . will show, with the precision of the best atlas, the islands of emotion and…

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  • Forensic Child Witnesses

    children also serve as witnesses in forensic investigations and proceedings, especially in cases involving sexual abuse, or in cases where there may be no visible evidence or physical indications of a crime, therefore relying on the child’s eyewitness memory (Hobbs et al., 2014). Ever since colonial times in the United States, there has been a great deal of skepticism about the testimony of child witnesses, until the 1970s and 1980s when there was an increase in empirical research on the…

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  • Brief Summary And Film Analysis

    Joel’s flashbacks while undergoing a memory erasing “procedure”, viewers learn the history of their relationship. Clem had decided to get her memory erased of Joel and, in a masochistic form of retaliation, he does the same. The memories are sot in a backwards sequence, initially showing where the relationship fell apart. Slowly, Joel starts to remember why he loved Clem. However, he cannot stop the procedure because he is asleep. He wants to keep the happy memories of…

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  • Cognitive Psychology: The Study Of Cognitive Psychology

    person may interpret events and then how that affects their behavior. By gaining the most basic understanding of how someone interprets their environment and different stimuli helps to determine how people perceive different events and different emotions (Morris & Hasson 2010). Many believe that this is one main reasons that artificial intelligence has a long way to go because it has no physical senses and it can only go by what is inputted into it. Perception is essentially looking at the…

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  • Hyperthymesia Foer Analysis

    (Foer 172) and discover the events of that particular date in time. In essence, Bell is creating an external autobiographical memory. Internal autobiographical memory, on the other hand, is extremely rare; with only 25 confirmed cases as of 2016 (Pitchaiah et al. 701). Scientifically, autobiographical memory is known as hyperthymesia, and patients naturally recall vivid memories…

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  • Does Technology Cause Plagiarism?

    school and it is hurting their education experience. Technology is mainly hurting students in education because it contains a lot of false information that can be difficult to check for accuracy, it makes plagiarism a large concern while hindering the memories of children and society. With all the information available on the internet, finding credible and factual information can be very…

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  • Analysis Of Never Shall I Forget By Elie Wiesel

    literary devices is used at the beginning of every new sentence, “Never Shall I Forget, [...].” The use of this anaphora initially creates an overall tone of the poem to be a sympathetic one in reference to Wiesel’s emotions. It is also used to engrave that sentence into the reader’s memory so that the reader will not forget the message that is being passed on by Wiesel. The intensity of the indisputable pain and suffering that Wiesel endured in the concentration camps seems to continue way past…

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