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Jeremy R. Gray: Emotion
Jeremy Gray examines the effects of emotion on cognition related neural activity in the
lateral prefrontal cortex. Participants are exposed to pleasant, neutral, and unpleasant stimuli.
When performing cognitive tasks, FMRI tests w
Stephan M. Kanne Article
Kannes article examines the effects of priming in patients with neglected visual field.
Three tasks were used for the study, a repetition priming task, mixed priming task and
discrimination task. In the repetition task, there was
Manifest and Latent Functions
Robert K. Merton introduces the idea of manifest and latent functions. These functions
are social concepts that delve into the consciousness of the individual. In the simplest of terms,
latent functions are considered to be u
Early Commitment of Neural Substrates for Face Recognition
Martha Farahs study makes the claim that the human genome contains explicit
information for face and non face recognition. Plasticity fails to compensate if there were to be
damage to a specific a
Memory Changes in Healthy Older Adults
David Balotas article is a review of memory changes in older adults. Balota addresses
empirical findings of memory, explains major theoretical perspectives for age related memory
deficits and examines neurological fu
Presurgical Language Mapping
Kathleen McDermott presents an article that indentifies areas of language function that
will hopefully help in clinical practice. The purpose of the research is due to the risks that are
involved in surgery that may damage lan
Motorcycles are vehicles that permit an expression of ones self that relinquishes many
boundaries of the road. The fresh air, breeze and speed gives a sense of freedom that is impede
by the norms of what our society believes. Abandoning
Temperament refers to the personality and attitude one has. One's temperament starts
showing early in life. Understanding a childs temperament is important in development. It can
increase a childs chance of experiencing psychological problems, or it can h
Supertaskers have the ability to multitask without any costs. Most people are unable to
perform two tasks at once without any deficits. Compared to the general population, there is a
significant difference in the ability to multitask. Is ther
Instructions are supposed to guide someone through a task, however many times these
instructions are incomprehensible for the user. Most commonly in our daily lives we view
instructions that are not very important. These inst
Explicit memory involves recollection, such as word fragment identification. Implicit
memory involves producing the first word that comes to mind that completes a stem word. This
small difference has intrigued many researchers in the field
Working Memory Edward Smith
Edward Smith does a review on working memory and tries to indentify how it functions.
Smith begins with introducing what is working memory and how it relates to long term memory.
He makes a comparison with a computer and how wo
There are many differences between African American and white children in various
domains of development. Marian Kranenburg focuses on these differences in regards to
attachment security. Attachment security is known as the emotional bond between infants
DNA Drugs Come of Age by Matthew P. Morrow and David B. Weiner Scientific
American July 2010 pages 49-53
There are vaccines that have not been effective in preventing HIV, however new
breakthroughs are now being tested in drug trials. These vaccines are c
Almost half of all schizophrenics consume narcotics, nicotine or alcohol.
The reason for this addiction could be the very treatments these patients are undergoing,
according to a new preclinical study published in Neuropsychopharmacology.
The secondary ef
The article Are Viruses Alive? by Luis P. Villarreal discuses whether viruses are to be
considered alive. The article begins with the discovery of viruses. This began when microscopes
were invented. Scientists were able to examine viruses close
Braver Working Memory
Working memory is complex and at times vulnerable to disruption. Todd Braver
reduces cognitive control into two operating modes, proactive control and reactive control.
Braver believes that proactive control is more common, however r
All living cells use adenosine triphosphate (ATP) as fuel. In humans ATP is the most
produced and consumed molecule. In the 1990s it was discovered that ATP was used inside and
outside the cell. It was known to function as a neurotransmitter. A separate f
Bacius article evaluates a patient named D.C. who suffered from frontal lobe epilepsy.
He underwent surgery in 1998 to remove the tumor in his brain. A Wada test was given to D.C.
Each hemisphere was evaluated for language deficits. The test
It is important to identify Alzheimers disease early on. This may be hard to do, due to the
lack of knowledge and cues. Memory loss is required for the diagnosis of AD and other forms of
dementia. Martha Storandt examines other predictors