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The Human Mind by Mind Map: The Human Mind
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The Human Mind

Physical

Axons

Dendrites

Neurotransmitters

Synapses

Parietal Lobe

Occipital Lobe

Frontal Lobe

Cerebellum

Hippocampus

Hypothalmus

Basal Ganglia

DLS (Deep Limbic System)

Amygdala

Corpus Collosum

Medulla Oblongata

RAS

Anterior Cingulate

Interior Cingulate

New node

Structural Disorders

Unipolor

Bipolar

Schizophrenia

Types, Catatonic, Residual, Disorganized, Paranoid, undifferentiated

Symptoms, Speech and thought disorders, hallucinations and delusions, psychomotor disturbance, inappropriate emotional responses, bizarre behavior, reduced intellectual and self help ability

ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorders, Symptoms, often fidgets or squirms in seats, has difficulty staying seated, is easily distracted, has difficulty waiting turns in a group, often blurts out answers to questions, has difficulty following directions, has difficulty sustaining attention to tasks, shifts from one uncompleted task to another, has difficulty playing quietly, often talks excessively, often interrupts or intrudes on others, often does not seem to listen, often looses things necessary for tasks, often engages in dangerous activities

Anxiety

OCD (obsessive Compulsive disorder

Phobias

Panic Disorder

GAD (generalized anxiety Disorder)

ASD (autism Spectrum Disorder

Asperger's Syndrome

Symtoms

New node

Dyslexia

Epilepsy

Seizures

Grand Mahl

Brain is firing at up to four times normal speeed

Retardation

Learning

Chunking

Gathering information in groups

The Magic Seven

Learning things in groups of seven

Testing as a learning process

Schemas

skeletons

outlines

abstract cognitive structures

Own it!

Rework notes

Review

always review topics covered

Breaks

Every1 and a half hours

Gelling time

New neurotransmitters need time set themselves up

Sleep

Always get a good night sleep

Helps posit things in Long-term memory

Memory

Personality

Personality Tests

Reliability

Variance

The Big Five

The need for stability

extraversion

originality

accomodation

consolidation

Neurotransmitters

GABA

Endorphins

Serotonin

Glutamate

Dopamine

Philosophy

Cartesian Dualism

The belief that we have our physical bodies and mind that is intangible

We have feelings, loves and ideas that are all part of the soul

Francis Crick, The astonishing hypothesis

IQ

Intelligences, Spatial Reasoning, abstract thought, understanding, communication, reasoning, Learning

Giftedness

New node

Epistemology

What is knowledge

How do we know what we know

Drugs

Alcohol

A disinhibitor

unlocks "normal" inhibitions

Depressant

destroys brain cells in the left hemisphere

Aspirin

Good for stroke and heart attack

beneficial on dementia patients

Cocaine

New node

Caffeine

stimulant

Causes arousal like that of stress

releases cortisol

Prevents the relaxing affects of adenosine

Caffeine intoxication

restlessness

nervousness

insomnia

flushed face

diuresis

gastrointestinal disturbance

muscle twitching

rambling flow of that and speech

cardiac arrhythmia

psychomotor agitation

Marijuana

Nicotine

Interrupts the flow of oxygen to the brain

Brain Nutrient

Amphetamines

block dopamine and norepenephrine re-uptake channels

New node

Opiates

Mimic endorphins

Calms the body

Mescaline

Mimics norepenephrine

LSD

New node

Sleep

the average adult sleeps 7 hours a night

sleep produces HGH or (human Greoth Hormone)

People get 4-5 sleep cycles a night

the average cycle lasts from 60to 90ms

There are five stages to each cycle

Pre-sleep(beta waves) Normal alertness

Phase 1: (alpha waves) The mind at rest, eyes closed breathing slowed and images begin to appear

Phase 2: (theta Waves) Light sleep

Phase 3: (delta waves) or Deep sleep

Phase 4: REM (rapid Eye Movement) dreaming

Phase 5: (Theta waves) light sleep signaling the end of a cycle

Problem Solving

creativity

A product or useful response

a task that is heuristic rather than algorithmic

Novelty

relevance

spontenaeity

originality, Conceptual replication, redefinition, Forward incrementation, Advance forward incrementation, redirection, Reconstruction and redirection, Re-initiation

The creative Personality

Relevant skills, Cognitive style, knowledge of heuristics, work style, More relevant skills, Self-discipline, Delay of gratification, perseverance, Independent judgement, tolerance for ambiguity, autonomy, absence of sex-role stereotyping, Internal Locus of control, willingness to take risks, ability to be a self starter, absence of conformity to social pressure