Essays about: "Cognitive Neuroscience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the words Cognitive Neuroscience.

  1. 1. Intrinsic Motivation and its Neural Correlates

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Josefin Lidén; [2019]
    Keywords : intrinsic motivation; self-determination theory; neuroscience; dopaminergic pathways;

    Abstract : Why is motivation important? The answer is simple to most of us: it is what makes people push forward and act. Intrinsic motivation is the kind of motivation that arises from within a person, making her or him strive towards a goal for no other reward than the feeling it will bring. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cyclical Women : Menstrual Cycle Effects on Mood and Neuro-Cognitive Performance

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Juliana Borgström; [2019]
    Keywords : menstrual cycle; estrogen; progesterone; cognition; mood; neuroscience;

    Abstract : During roughly forty years of a woman’s life-span, the fertile female human body prepares itself monthly for the possibility of pregnancy. Science has shown that the fluctuation of the sex steroids progesterone and estrogen have a crucial role in the female body's physiology, determining the menstrual cycle and its general phases. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Study of the Relationship between Linguistic Skills and Psychological Disorders

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Mohamed Nasser; [2019]
    Keywords : Linguistic Skills; Cognitive science; Cognitive psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Bilingualism; Culture; Psychological Disorders; Depression;

    Abstract : Our current knowledge about the relationship between linguistic skills and psychological disorders is somewhat diffuse. One reason is because it is difficult to investigate this relationship without including conditions that clearly influence the results in one way or another (e.g. culture, environment, socioeconomic class etc). READ MORE

  4. 4. Socio-Affective Moral Enhancement : A Cognitive Neuroscientific Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Daniel Sadeghi-Tari; [2019]
    Keywords : moral enhancement; moral neuroenhancement; moral cognitive neuroscience; oxytocin; MDMA; compassion meditation; socio-affective;

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  5. 5. Visual Perception of the Facial Width-to-Height Ratio : Possible Influences of Angry Facial Expressions as Revealed by Event-Related Brain Potentials

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Madeleine Jones; [2019]
    Keywords : Facial Width-to-Height Ratio; Late Positive Potential; Facial Processing; Anger; Cognitive Neuroscience;

    Abstract : The facial width-to-height ratio (fWHR) is a measure of the cheekbone width divided by the height of the face from the upper lip to the brows. The metric is hypothesised to have evolved as an intra-sexual competition mechanism in males, where large fWHRs are thought to signal both threat and aggression. READ MORE