exam 3 brain and behvior questions 1-10

exam 3 brain and behvior questions 1-10 - Exam 3 Review...

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Exam 3 Review Brian and Behavior 1. - emotions require a limbic system - no limbic system, no emotions - emotions always are accompanied by physiological changes in the body (authonomic, somatic, and endocrine) - emotions shape behavior, planning, memory and decision making 2. - prefrontal cortex/frontal lobe are crucial in emotions and behavior and decision making - neuron size and connections not fully developed in children - not fully developed in children, so don’t have the same impulse control as adults 3. - a Duchenne smile is a true emotional smile - real smiles of enjoyment accompany contraction of muscles around eyes - muscles around eye are not under voluntary control so fake smiles don’t have this - tells us that emotional motor responses occur involuntarily - emotions produce involuntary facial muscle contractions that differ from “faked” poses 4. - feedback from the body can influence feeling - drugs that produce sympathetic activation lead to more intense emotional experience
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course NROSCI 0080 taught by Professor Rinaman during the Fall '07 term at Pittsburgh.

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