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3 Brain Function Book Reviews

In nine pages this paper presents an annotated bibliography and review of Synaptic Self, A User's Guide to the Brain, and The Prim...

Advancements Since Gage: How the Brain Supports Cognitive Function

conception that thoughts and reason came from the brain, while emotions came from the heart, or in some cultures, "the gut". Moder...

The Brain's Role in Cognitive Functioning

is comprised of pre-motor and motor areas (Johnson, 2009). The motor area has nerve cells that help ones movements and the pre-mot...

Spencer and Spencer's Competence at Work

results orientation, efficiency orientation, concern for standards, a focus on improvement, entrepreneurism, and the optimization ...

The Case of Phineas Cage

it also has an effect on a persons personality. The posterior or back of the lobe is comprised of pre-motor and motor areas (Johns...

Books on the Mind Annotations

shirt while the other hand unbuttons it. The last section of the book deals with speculation about future discoveries relative to ...

Reviews of Five Book Annotations

are numerous conditions and realities that Gardner (2000) examines and in one section, "The Forces that Will Remake Schools," he n...

Defining Physiological Psychology

Banduras (1986) theory also addresses gender issues and how they span a significant range of behavioral concerns based upon perfor...

Brain Response/Males & Aggression

et al, 2006). In this study, it was found that girls at every age demonstrated "more self-regulated, committed compliance and less...

Human Brain and Hemispheric Specialization

In six pages this report considers human brain studies with the focus of hemispheric specialization and the importance of understa...

How Minds Can Change as We Age

certain functions. What is different between todays research and that of decades ago is that scientists now believe that a person ...

Causes and Types of Amnesia

In twelve pages the types and brain conditions causing amnesia are first discussed with a description of how memory and the brain ...

John Morton Blum's V Was for Victory Reviewed

the culture of the times. One way in which government and politics became involved in directing cultural mores was through ...

Analyzing the Book Sex on the Brain by Deborah Blum

The writer analyzes the book Sex on the Brain by Deborah Blum and gives a chapter by chapter synopsis. The writer concludes the pa...

Recovering from Brain Damage

The writer argues that brain injury is more common than is generally believed, and examines the incidence of such injury, the type...

Learning and the Human Brain

operate a bit differently from each other, with the two main differences being logic resides on the left and creativity is control...

How Does ADHD Affect Learning

impossible for this individual to learn or achieve in school. This is not because they are not intelligent enough to do so, it is ...

Ssubstance Abuse

Drug addiction and substance abuse are very complex conditions. The more prolonged they are, the more damage they do to the brain’...

Classroom Technology and Research into Brain Function

prunes connections based on experience." The cycle is "most pronounced between the ages of 2 and 11, as different development are...

Brain Development Research and Sonic Hedgehog Functioning

out a web of wirelike fibers known as axons (which transmit signals) and dendrites (which receive them). The objective is to form ...

Physiology and Anatomy of the Human Eye

Eumelanins are brown/black melanins while pheomelanins are red/yellow melanins and the mixture that results determines whether a p...

The Application of Research into Brain Function to the Learning Process

The writer provides a review of research on the learning process and its relation to brain function. The writer mentions the work ...

Defining Death

flawed and inherently contradictory. This seems accurate to this writer. There will always be inconsistencies and there will never...

Paul Roberts' 'The End of Oil'

industrial revolution and the transition to a coal-fired economy" (Pan). Roberts points out that the shift from an agrarian econom...

Freakonomics (Book Review)

is willing to give that baby up may do things in her own interests and not the babys. This could make for a different outcome in t...

JUST BUSINESS CHRISTIAN ETHICS - A REVIEW

in other words, seeks to be a type of "What Would Jesus Do" endeavor for typical problems faced by the typical owner or manager....

BOOK REVIEW: MYTHS OF INNOVATION

This 3-page paper is a book review for Berkun's Myths of Innovation....

Daily Life of the Ancient Romans (Book Review)

contrast the modern day with ancient times. If he does have an argument, it might be that people are not so different throughout h...

Book Review: “Charlemagne” by Matthias Becher

information about it, rather than trying to pick it to pieces. Becher has used primary sources where possible. He relies heavily ...

Pipes and Lee/Family to Family

to worship God, i.e., following the dictum given in Proverbs 22:6. Each chapter ends with a simple test, which, by answering it, h...