Emergence of cognitive neuroscience.

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  • The emergence of cognitive neuroscience.
    • Cognitive neuroscience is the scientific study of the influence of brain structures on cognitive processes.
    • With advancements in brain scanning technology, the cognitive approach has become increasingly more popular.
      • Cognitive psychologists have been able to describe the basis of mental processes.
        • Cognitive psychologists have discovered that the episodic and semantic memory maybe located in the prefrontal cortex in the brain.
    • Scans revealed a link between the parahippocam-pal gyrus and OCD.
      • This benefits everyday life as we come closer to treating mental disorders.
    • PET and fMRI scans


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