Ventromedial prefrontal cortex

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  • Why Kids Become Adults Essay

    shown that the majority of the brain is matured when a person is 18 years of age. According to Laurence Steinberg, by the time a person is 16, the obligatory parts of the brain needed for logical reasoning are matured (Steinberg 236). Also, the prefrontal cortex is the part of the brain that controls decision making, expression, and multiple other significant skills necessary for an adult. The maturity of this fraction of the brain at age 18 is definitely enough for a person to be able to make…

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  • Funtional Organizational Behavior Analysis

    Funtional organization is defined as the principle of specialization based on function or role. So, when discussing functional organization it is my understanding that this concept refers to the idea that regions communicate based on a larger goal (the brain works together in ways that make sense in coordination with the person’s actions and thought processes).The functional organization of the brain is best categorized as a flexible, but constrained network of interrelated regions. That being…

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  • Summary: The Evolution Of The Adolescent Brain

    White Matter (WM) and Gray Matter (GM) to the Prefrontal Cortex (PFC). When the authors were talking about WM and GM it was stated that throughout adolescence that in the temporal and parietal cortexes that WM increases and GM decreases (Choudhury 143). Then they went into how from what researchers have noticed that the adolescent brain matures from back to front, having the sensory and motor maturing first and…

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  • What Can Neuroscience Tell Us About Evil Analysis

    Other researchers (Brandt, 2007) see similar deficits in scans of the frontal lobe, which is the part of the brain that deals with judgement calls and impulsive actions.James Blair, "believes that the amygdala forwards the wrong signals to the frontal cortex." (Brandt, 2007) However, there are scientists (Brandt, 2007) that do not think that the amygdala is the big problem and claim that an affected part in the brain will be different in every patient. The article…

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  • Parenting From The Inside Out For My Practicum Book Review

    I Dan Seigel’s lecture on the mind, behavior, and the climate fascinating. I have been reading his Seigel’s book Parenting from the Inside Out for my practicum, and it was interesting to hear the insights from his lecture. Seigel starts out his lecture by drawing a triangle on a poster board. On the bottom left corner he writes the word “mind,” on the bottom right corner he writes the word “brain,” and on the top of the triangle he writes “relationships.” He explains that the brain is a…

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  • How Does Oliver Sacks Define Creativity?

    I’s brain, along with many others that faced damage in the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex, did its best to compensate for the sense of deep loss. At first, Mr. I fell into a state of denial. He could not seem to believe that he had lost all sense of color. He went to work as normal, only to his surprise to find the weather remarkably…

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  • The Effects Of Stress On Working Memory

    Memory is a process of encoding, storing, and retrieving information. It is the total sum of who we are and what we know. It is also absolutely crucial in everything we do and affects how well we do it. A large variety of studies have already been conducted on memory and show that there are different types of memory. In their study, Luo and Craik (2008) looked at the effects of age on memory and found that aging contributes to increasing difficulty to complete complex memory tasks. There’s a…

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  • Summary Of What Is The Internet Really Doing To Our Brains

    the internet? And How do they affect our brains? My answer for this is according to Gary Small 's research is that when he went back and re did the research with the same people, the ones who showed barely any activity in their dorsolateral prefrontal cortex,…

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  • Minimal Sense Of Self Essay

    The development of a minimal sense of self, across objects, plays an important role in the growth of a human (Cunningham, Turk, Macdonald & Macrae, 2008). It is common for a person to develop a sense of ownership towards objects, which can elicit a greater sense of appeal, known as the ownership effect (Cunningham et al., 2008). In some cases, such as in the mere ownership effect, the value of the object can be overestimated (Feng, Zhao, & Donnay, 2013). Even though, ownership not only causes…

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  • Rs-Fmri Analysis Essay

    arterioles is impaired. It can be easily distinguished by white matter lesions (WML) and lacunar infarcts. The Schaefer research aims to identify the changes in functional connectivity for SVD. Changes in functional connectivity in posterior cingulate cortex (PCC) and in the DMN are mentioned in the previous research. Schaefer 's study focuses mainly on the frontoparietal networks and their altering connectivity. The research involved 12 participants whose rs-fMRI, T1- and T2- weighted…

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