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Chapter 2: The Cognitive Science Approach Part 2 of 2 Neurocognition 1
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Neurocognition: The Brain and Cognition Together Dissociation: A disruption in one component of mental functioning but no impairment of another. 2
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Basic Neurology Neurons: The basic building block of the brain and the entire nervous system. A neuron is a cell that is specialized for receiving and transmitting a neural impulse. 3
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The Structures of the Neuron 4
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Basic Neurology Synapses: The region where the axon terminals of one neuron and the dendrites of another come together. 5
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Basic Neurology Neurotransmitter: The chemical substance released into the synapse between two neurons. It is responsible for activating or inhibiting the next post-synaptic neuron. 6
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Brain Anatomy 7
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Neocortex or cerebral cortex: The top layer of the brain responsible for higher-level mental processes. The lobes of the neocortex:
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