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    Neurotransmitters Essay

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    What are Neurotransmitters? The functions of the brain rely heavily on a complex system of communication. The brain’s process of communication is supported by a series of cells called Neurons which submit chemical charges known as Neurotransmitters. Neurons are the foundation for the brain’s functions and consist of three basic parts such as the Cell Body, Dendrites and Axons. The chemical transmissions from Neurotransmitters are the product of messages being communicated from one Neuron to the…

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    #2 Describe in detail the structure and function of any of the following: the nervous system, the brain, the endocrine system. Include charts with you description if you desire. Simple moments, decisions or reactions all have one thing in common, the brain. The brain is the control center for human’s entire body, giving signals at all times on what to do or how to respond. Nerves that connect your body to the brain are responsible for gather information to give to the spinal cord to give to…

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    This film investigates the behaviours of someone with brain damage who suffers memory loss. On her father's birthday, Lucy and her father were involved in a serious car crash. This left her with anterograde amnesia and leads her to believe that it is October the 13th every day. Lucy ends up watching a video of her life every morning to fill her in on the details she cannot remember, allowing her to live life. Memory is commonly described as a group of related and interacting processes that…

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    Introduction Temporal lobe epilepsy is the most common type of epilepsy in adults, affecting approximately 1% of the general population. It is formally classified as neuronal misfiring in the mesial temporal lobes causing spontaneous, recurring seizures. In this review, I will investigate how the use of optogenetics in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) reduces seizures and how it can help us understand the cell types and neuronal circuits that underlie seizure generation. The significance of the…

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    and thinks it 's the same Sunday which is her also her dad’s birthday. On his birthday, Lucy and her dad always travel up north to get a pineapple, but on that Sunday a stray cow got in the way resulting in a horrid crash. Since Lucy damaged her hippocampus embedded within the temporal lobe in the accident, she cannot make new memories. She clearly remembers everything else that happened in her life before the accident. Her long term memories before the accident are intact which relates to…

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    result of damage to the hypothalamus and thalamus. The encoding memories are not able to store due to the disrupting in the connection between the hippocampus and cortex. The hippocampus is the switching station for the short term and long term memory. Hippocampus generate the new growing neurons that make the connection in the brain. When the hippocampus damage, the inability of consolidate new memories result in an anterograde amnesia (Coon and Mitterer,…

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    damage to the hippocampus as well as cases of anterograde amnesia being a symptom of an athletic concussion. The most famous psychology study is that of Patient H.M. who had suffered extreme amnesia due to having parts of his brain removed due to severe…

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    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 [http://psycheducation.org/brain-tours/memory-learning-and-emotion-the-hippocampus]. There are two types of memory in animals, working and reference memory. The reference memory is further…

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    Memory Vs Human Memory

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    Memory is an essential parts to all our lives. Without a memory of the past, we could not engage in the present or think to the future. We would not be able to remember what we did the previous day, what we have done today or what we plan on doing tomorrow. Without memory, we could not learn anything.Memory is involved in processing extensive amounts of information that we are exposed to on a daily basis (McLeod). Memory also gives us the capability to participate and determine settings from…

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    Block Memory Essay

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    therapists already are doing are the right things according to this theory as well.” “We now have quite convincing evidence, from two independent laboratories, that you can, just by performing a cognitive task, produce a temporary virtual lesion in the hippocampus, during which time healthy, young undergraduate students show characteristics typically observed in amnesic patients,” added neuroscientist Dr Sinead Mullally from Newcastle University, whose previous research focused on a similar…

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