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The Role of the Prefrontal Cortex in our Cognitive Function

The prefrontal cortex is an important part of the brain that is responsible for many of our cognitive abilities. The prefrontal cortex is required for our analytical thinking (problem solving), emotional control and intelligence, verbal communication, and memory forming abilities. The Prefrontal Cortex and Planning So what would happen if you remove only the prefrontal […]

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The Different Types of Memory

On this page, I will be explaining the different types of cognitive memories that are important to know and make classifications with. It’s important to distinguish that there are different types of memories, given that we as humans have different types of memories. And in fact, different parts of the brain associate or is responsible […]

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Memory of the Human Brain

On this page, I plan to collate as much information that I can on how our memory works; how we form and retrieve memories, how different parts of the brain is responsible for different memory functions. For example, the hippocampus is responsible for our ability to learn new things. How does Memory Work to Store […]

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