NEUROSCIENCE

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NEUROSCIENCE by Mind Map: NEUROSCIENCE

1. Emotion decision making and the orbitofrontal cortex: aka orbitofrontal cortex VM-PFC

2. cortex - higher cognition

3. limbic system - core valuation

4. brainstem - basic life support

5. Damasio: somatic maker hypothesis - patients with VM-PFC lesions: can feel emotions, intact cognition, language, factual learning. can't store emotional memories, cannot retrieve emotional memories - emotional amnesia.

6. key principle: functional specialization - difference areas of the brains do different things.

7. imitation of plain - film X-ray: images are flattened - 2D, projections of 3D objects, bone is very dense, brain is encased in skull.