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Executive systems of the brain

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Piaget's stages of cognitive developmentProblemløsningDecision makingSemantic networks and spreading activationIntelligensÆldning og kognitive evner
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Divided attention, selective attention, inattentional blindness, & change blindnessTheories of selective attentionTheories of language and cognitionTheories of language development: Nativist, learning, interactionistLanguage and the brain: Aphasia and split-brain patients
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States of consciousnessSleep stages and circadian rhythmsDreamingSleep disordersHypnosis and meditation
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Information processing model: Sensory, working, and long term memoryEncoding strategiesRetrieval cuesRetrieval: Free recall, cued recall, and recognitionMemory reconstruction, source monitoring, and emotional memoriesLong term potentiation and synaptic plasticityDecay and interferenceÆldning og kognitive evnerAlzheimers sygdom og Korsakoff syndrom
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Emotions: limbic systemEmotions: cerebral hemispheres and prefrontal cortexAutonomic nervous system (ANS) and physiologic markers of emotionThree components of emotion and the universal emotionsTheories of Emotion

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Aristotle said that what separates humans from other animals is our ability to engage in high reasoning. This reasoning includes problem solving, making decisions, and recalling memories. Learn about different states of consciousness and how our brain responds and adapts to stimuli.