Nervous system

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How Human Brain Cells Affect Behavior?

Humans vary in all sorts of behavior. Many do or say strange things that others would see as “unnatural” while those others perform a variety of different behaviors to handle certain situations or to cope with them. When people step outside of the line perceived as “natural behavior”, they are questioned and examined for a […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1721 Topics: Behavior, Human Brain

The Brain – an Amazing and Complex Organ

The brain is an amazing and complex organ. It consists of a network of nerve cells (or neurons) that produce thought, memory, action, and feeling. This complex system changes and develops from childhood into adulthood to late life. The changes and development occur to maintain optimal behavioral responses. The brain grows and develops faster than […]

Pages: 2 Words: 459 Topics: brain, cell, microbiology, nervous system, neuroscience
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Memory and Amnesia

Human beings use our minds every single day. We retrieve information about events that happened as little as yesterday or as far as years ago. We do not cognitively think about it, we just spit out information not being aware of how we got the information. Many researchers have studied this topic and I found […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1167 Topics: amnesia, emotion, memory, Mental Health, nervous system

Jean Piaget – the Father of Cognitive Theory

It all started in 1936, Jean Piaget established the Cognitive Theory. His reasoning explains how a child constructs a mental model of the world. Piaget didn’t necessarily agree with the idea that intelligence was a fixed trait, but rather that cognitive development was a process which occurs due to a biological maturity and interaction with […]

Pages: 1 Words: 364 Topics: behavior modification, epistemology, jean piaget, metaphysics, nervous system

Jean Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive development is widely known and although there is new evidence that discredits parts of his theory, many scientists have stood by his original hypotheses. Piaget’s information was gathered by the observation of his own children at play as well as other children he came into contact with. When I think […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1185 Topics: epistemology, human development, jean piaget, methodology, nervous system

Cognitive Development during Middle Childhood

Concrete-Operational Period The concrete operational period is the third stage in the theory of cognitive development. This period covers the time of middle childhood—it starts around age 7 and continues until about age 11 and is characterized by the development of logic. Although a child’s thinking is relatively steady, they become more advanced with their thinking ability […]

Pages: 3 Words: 848 Topics: cognitive development, curriculum, inductive reasoning, nervous system, theory of multiple intelligences