Essays Tagged: "Limbic system"

Intellectual Decisions

nvulsions and in some cases, strokes and deaths. (Enc. Psychoactive Drugs) Surprisingly, the Limbic System, or that which produces emotion in the brain, is not affected by cocaine as was once b ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The legalization of marijuana.

ensory information gets into and is acted on by the hippocampus. This is a component of the brain's limbic system that is crucial for learning, memory, and the integration of sensory experiences with ...

(4 pages) 105 0 2.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Depression's Double Standard. Why depression affects women more than men.

left prefrontal cortex was activated equally in both sexes, but the blood flow in women's anterior limbic system was eight times greater than that of the men. This discovery has caused some neurologi ... t of the men. This discovery has caused some neurologists to speculate that over time, the anterior limbic system could overwork itself and lead to clinical depression.My Psychology 100 class hasn't s ...

(1 pages) 102 1 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Drugs

DrugsMost of the drugs that people abuse have their effect on the limbic system of the brain. The limbic system is located deep within the brain near the top of the b ... f the brain. The limbic system is located deep within the brain near the top of the brain stem. The limbic system produces the feelings of pleasure, pain, anger, and fear which characterize our emotio ... because of this temporary good feeling that we become psychologically addicted to a drug.Within the limbic system, drugs work on the brain by way of neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are the chemic ...

(12 pages) 160 1 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Understanding the way an addict thinks.... Why they need the excessive amounts of drugs/alcohol all the time...

ain. The old brain that consists of; the brain stem, cerebellum, and mesocorbex, which contains the limbic systems or emotional center. The old brain is in every animal from reptile, to fish, to human ...

(7 pages) 60 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Emotional Intelligence and Personal Growth

ure and Nurture play a role in developing E.I.Some of the salient features of E.I are:- Born in the limbic system of the brain- Learnt best through motivation, extended practice and feedback- Needs mu ... Primitive Brain - Responses to external stimuli - very basic, programmed for survival (car accident)Limbic Brain - helps learning, storing memoriesNeocortex (The rational brain) - Put together and com ...

(7 pages) 418 1 2.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Brain and Its' Structures

the brain. I will discuss four of them with you. They are the thalamus, hypothalamus, endocrine and limbic systems. In this paper I will discuss the location of each structure in the brain, its functi ... releasing hormone (CRH), somatostatin and dopamine. The neurons that secrete GnRH are linked to the limbic system; the limbic system is the part of the body that controls emotions and sexual activity. ...

(4 pages) 116 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Anxiety Disorder and the Brain

lion people, there is limited research on the affect anxiety has on the brain. It appears that that limbic system and autonomic systems are primarily affected. I will define the different forms of anx ...

(6 pages) 71 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Terminal Man

, anesthetist pg 64, stereotaxic pg 67, oscilloscope pg 112, pathologist pg 126, indigenous pg 147, limbic pg 155, schizophrenics pg 177, fascination pg 212.B.Severe pulmonary edema, Morris thought as ... rsonalization syndrome.His operation on Benson was directed toward a specific part o the brain, the limbic system.Then she'd discovered that showers were used to treat schizophrenics.Now there was a s ...

(5 pages) 556 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Schizophrenia

priately in social situations. The part of the brain thought to be affected by schizophrenia is the limbic system. It was realized that the limbic system might be the source of the malfunction when it ... malfunction when it was discovered that all information and incoming stimuli must pass through the limbic system before being sorted. Functions of the limbic systems include behavior and emotions. In ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Drugs Induced Schizophrenia

re, and with lowered glucose metabolism in the brain's frontal lobes and basal ganglia. The brain's limbic system has also shown to have а lowered metabolism. Particularly engorged brain ventric ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Brain

on. The primary structures of the telencephalon include the cerebral cortex, basal ganglia, and the limbic system. Here the brain is divided between the left and right hemispheres of the cerebral cort ... or incoming sensory signals and outgoing motor signals passing to and from the cerebral cortex. The limbic system is at the midline of the brain and the structures circle the thalamus. The limbic syst ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Emotional Intelligence

your EQ.In the discussion of the anatomy of emotions, the amygdala is said to be a structure in the limbic system that stores emotional memory and perceptions. Some of these memories can include being ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Motivation

becomes addicted to drugs there are three areas of the brain that are affected; the brain stem, the limbic system, and the cerebral cortex. The brain stem is in control of one's breathing, sleeping, a ... the cerebral cortex. The brain stem is in control of one's breathing, sleeping, and heart rate; the limbic system is in control of one being able to experience pleasure, and the cerebral cortex is in ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology