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Amnesia/Theories of Emotion/Language and the Brain

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Is amnesia due to trauma usually reversible?
What is the most common cause of short term amnesia?
Is there anything we can do to help our memory?
What controls our emotions?
Do all people have the same emotional response to the same stimulus?
Can we cognitively influence our behavior?
So then one might be able to understand language but not able to generate it?
Is there a difference when it comes to language deficiency due to the reason damage to the left hemisphere was caused?
Is language generation and language understanding controlled by the same part of the brain?

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Memory, amnesia, theories of emotion, language and the brain is examined. Whether language generation and lanugage understanding controlled by the same part of the brain is determined.

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Memory and Amnesia

Determining Whether Amnesia Caused Due To Trauma Is Reversible:

Amnesia is a manifestation that takes place when a section of the brain that recounts the memory events held by an individual are not working properly. There are diverse causes of amnesia which hold different long term effects. Some are reversible while others are said to last for a lifetime. Trauma causes amnesia but the memory loss can be reversed through proper psychotherapy to assist the person to come to terms with the high stress levels experienced during the traumatic situation (Coping with, 2010).

Most Common Causes of the Short Term Amnesia:

Anything that affects the cognitive process of thinking, remembering and thinking is bound to affect the memory of an individual. Short-term amnesia is mostly caused by stress and anxiety. This is based on the fact that when one is in a constant state of nervousness, it leads to increased blood pressure in the brain activities ...

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