Cognitive Psychology & Social Cognition
The term Social Cognition describes all abilities necessary to act adequately in a social system. Basically, it is the study of how we process social information, especially its storage, retrieval and application to social situations. Social Cognition is a common skill among various species.
Behavioural and Neuroscientific Methods were invented by Shay M. Anderson and are used to get a better understanding of how our brain3 influences the way we think, feel, and act.....full story
In this section we will first consider how information is stored in synapses and then talk about two regions of the brain that are mainly involved in forming new memories, namely the amygdala and the hippocampus.....full story
Cognition & Language
the interaction between memory and language does not seem very obvious at first, but this interaction is necessary when trying to lead a conversation properly. Memory is the component for storing and retrieving information..... full story
Comprehension & Knowledge Representation
What is happening inside my head when I listen to a sentence? How do I process written words? This chapter will take a closer look on brain processes concerned with language comprehension.... full story
Present & Future Research
Developing from the information processing approach, present cognitive psychology diﬀers from classical psychological approaches in the methods used as well as in the interdisciplinary connections to other sciences.... full story
Image Of The Week
To clarify the link between intestinal flora and the occurrence of the disease, the researchers transferred intestinal bacteria from diseased mice to germ-free mice, and discovered that the mice developed more beta-amyloid plaques in the brain compared to if they had received bacteria from healthy mice. CorticalBrain.com image is for illustrative purposes only.
Personality&Eating Disorders & Bulimia Nervosa
Treating psychopathology requires an understanding of personality. Research on the DSM and ICD disorders is making it increasingly clear that....full story
Binge Eating Disorder & Disorders of Childhood And Adolescence
Binge eating disorder (BED) is characterized by repeated, persistent episodes of binge eating in the absence of the inappropriate compensatory behaviors seen in BN. According to DSM-IV diagnostic criteria....full story