Essays about: "cognitive neuroscience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 essays containing the words cognitive neuroscience.

  1. 1. A Disorder of The Emotional Brain : Neural Correlates of Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Frida Larsson Torri; [2022]
    Keywords : body dysmorphic disorder; neural correlates; limbic system; emotional limbic system; cognitive neuroscience;

    Abstract : Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a mental disorder where the patient is preoccupied with a misperceived deficit in their appearance. It is a common disorder (~2% prevalence worldwide), leaving the patients significantly disabled and distressed. Comorbid disorders such as social phobia, depression, and anxiety disorders appear frequently. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neuroplasticity induced bymeditation practices : A systematic review

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Gergana Doinova; [2022]
    Keywords : meditation; neuroplasticity; fMRI; MRI; wellbeing;

    Abstract : Meditation has in recent decades received attention mainly for its health benefits in western society, not least in the field of neuroscience. Researchers are frequently exploring the link between plasticity in the brain, and the practice of meditation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The complexity of feeling wider but not generally bigger : A systematic review of body image assessment using tactile size estimation in anorexia nervosa

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Sara Karlsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Anorexia nervosa; body image distortion; discriminative touch; tactile body image;

    Abstract : Anorexia Nervosa (AN) is a severe and complex psychiatric disorder characterized by significantly low body weight, an intense fear of gaining weight, and a distorted body image. Despite otherwise successful treatments, body image distortions are often persistent and are considered a critical factor in the persistence, development, and relapse of AN. READ MORE

  4. 4. Place and Route Algorithms for a Neuromorphic Communication Network Simulator

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Datorteknik

    Author : Fredrik Pettersson; [2021]
    Keywords : Neuromorphic computing; graph partitioning; neuron; simulator; placement; Neuromorphic Communication Network;

    Abstract : In recent years, neural networks have seen increased interest from both the cognitive computing and computation neuroscience fields. Neuromorphic computing systems simulate neural network efficiently, but have not yet reached the amount of neurons that a mammal has. READ MORE

  5. 5. Insomnia and fear extinction : Review and analysis of the evolutionary emotional hypothesis

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Sofia Wachtmeister; [2021]
    Keywords : Sleep; insomnia; hyperarousal; fear conditioning; fear extinction; evolutionary-emotional hypothesis;

    Abstract : Insomnia is one of the most common health issues, with occasional symptoms affecting up to 50% of the general population. Lack of sleep is associated with many negative health effects. A new evolutionary hypothesis has been proposed to explain the mechanism behind insomnia symptoms. READ MORE