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  • Neurobiology Of Love

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    hippocampus, and reward system are all activated while looking at one’s lover. They explain love as, “feelings of exhilaration and euphoria, of a happiness that is often unbearable and certainly indescribable” (Zeki). Zeki, in his article, “The Neurobiology of Love” explains that romantic feelings of love are in response to high concentration of dopamine, which is linked to addiction and euphoric feeling, desire, and reward, oxytocin which is produced by the hypothalamus, and vasopressin, which is

  • Physiology & Neurobiology

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    Department of Physiology & Neurobiology PNB 2264 Exam I Unlike the abdominal viscera, the thoracic viscera are separated into two cavities by an area called the mediastinum. What is the clinical importance of this compartmental arrangement? The clinical importance of this compartmental arrangement is that the mediastinum region contains a lot of major and essential parts of the human body. The mediastinum contains the pericardial cavity, thymus, trachea, esophagus, and major blood vessels. The

  • The Neurobiology of Parkinson's Disease Essay

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    The Neurobiology of Parkinson's Disease In neuroscience it is assumed that the central nervous system governs and defines all aspects of behavior (Grobstein, 1998). Therefore, the brain, the hub of the central nervous system, is responsible for integrating all sensory and motor patterning. To understand the mechanisms of neurobiology it is often useful to observe the nervous system at the level of the neuron. Integration and communication between neurons is facilitated by neurotransmitters,

  • Essay on The Neurobiology of Memory and Aging

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    The Neurobiology of Memory and Aging "I lost my keys again," my mother exclaimed at dinner a few nights ago, "I really am getting old." This use of old age as a justification for memory deficits is extremely common. Many people relate old age with loss of memory and other neurobiological functions. Why is it that aging seems to go hand in hand with losing and forgetting things? Is there a neurobiological explanation for this phenomenon? It is clear to neurobiologists that aging

  • Neurobiology Personal Statement Examples

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    problems rather than simply memorizing content. The professor stressed that higher-performing students tend to study earlier, not necessarily more and I abide by that statement. Spring quarter of my third year, was when I decided to concentrate in neurobiology and highlight my patient interaction skills at UCI Medical Center. As a result,

  • Neurobiology Of Evil - Nature And Nurture

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    Neurobiology of Evil - Nature and Nurture THE CONTROVERSY: Ever since Plato and Aristotle, Locke and Descartes, and Charles Darwin,the controversy of nature and nurture has been ageless, its debate still continuing on today. Likewise, "the forces that produce those with antisocial behavior are still obscure to researchers; one end of the spectrum viewing the issue as largely the result of genetic or biological factors, whereas at the other end posit that it is entirely of social environment" (Hare

  • Neurobiology Of Depression: Article Analysis

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    The main idea of the article “Neurobiology of Depression,” is that although depression research has been slow, three promising hypotheses have been made regarding depression and antidepressant action. Nestler, Barrot, DiLeone, Eisch, Gold, and Monteggia (2002) support their main idea by incorporating various forms of evidence such as statistics and study data. By the use of statistics, such as the statistic that “severe forms of depression affect 2%–5% of the U.S. population,” the authors support

  • Essay on Cocaine and the Brain: The Neurobiology of Addiction

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    Cocaine and the Brain: The Neurobiology of Addiction In the eyes of the public, the word addict stirs up a negative image: a person of low moral character who willfully chooses to engage in questionable behavior. This image is perpetuated in the media; on a recent episode of E.R., the chief surgeon criticizes another doctor for allowing a heroin addict (who has been treated for an abscess) to exchange a dirty needle, explaining "we donât want these low-lives hanging around the hospital." The

  • Neurobiology of Aging and the Diagnosis of Generalized Degenerative Disease

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    The neurological deficits of aging may be viewed from a developmental perspective. That is, the decline in functional efficiency and deterioration of highly specialized non-dividing neuronal cells is the end point of a maturation process that occurs throughout adult life. Involution to senescence is a normal, inevitable, and inexorable physiological march; the end phase of which is expressed in generally predictable and specifically unpredictable ways. The earliest of these developmental changes

  • The Impact Of Neurobiology On A Person 's Behaviors And Thought Processes

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    Understanding Neurobiology As a social worker, it is important to be aware of neurobiology of the brain. A persons thoughts and actions can best be explained by neurobiology. Social workers work daily with people who seek therapy to address thoughts and actions that occur in their everyday life. In order to provide best practice, it is important to have understanding of how neurobiology plays a role in the development of a person’s behaviors and thought processes. Four aspects of brain development