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PSY100 Lecture #4

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY100H1
Professor
Dan Dolderman
Semester
Winter

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013112PSY100 Lecture 4 Prefrontal Cortex PFCThe biggest area that differentials us from different organismsDifferent parts of the prefrontal cortex is responsible for different processes Reason and emotion get integrated togetherLosing the PFC individual loses the aspect to reason such as trust decision making sensing danger and important day to day reasoning Dorsalcognitive VentralaffectiveBehaviour regulate Damaging the PFC lost of motivation no emotional response selfdestructive actions poor decision making Emotion and cognition Emotion influences everyday rational decision making Emotional evaluation guides reasoning gut feelings using is the best at reasoning We tend to distrust our unconscious mindour id Selfawareness is when we are more attentive to our bodySomatic Marker Hypothesis Gut feeling process Sensory information activates the VPFC Causes autonomic arousal Creates noncoconscious bias that serves to facilitate cognitive conscious evaluation of the situationBechara et al Gamble experiment OFC is important for emotional responding Are emotional responses necessary for appropriate decision makingGambling task that simulates reallife decision
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