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Short essay answers : brain functions

1. What are the neurological pathways related to perceiving and producing emotions?

2. What is the role of stress on neuroanatomy and behavior?

3. What is the neurological nature of language production and comprehension?

4. What are some examples of language aphasias? How do language aphasias help physiological psychologists understand the production and comprehension of language?

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1. What are the neurological pathways related to perceiving and producing emotions?

Limbic and parasympathetic systems are responsible for production of emotions and physiological reactions accompanying emotions. Besides sensory body organs for perceptions such as eyes and ears, perceptions are further, shaped by, the functions of cognition in the human mind.

2. What is the role of stress on neuroanatomy and behavior?

Stress is caused by the stressful events in anyone's life. The neuro anatomical pathway for stress is a) the stress hormone called cortisol and affected neurotransmitter secretions such as dopamine, acetylcholine and nor epinephrine.

3. What is ...

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Neurological pathways related to perceiving and producing emotions, role of stress on neuroanatomy and behavior, neurological nature of language production and comprehension, examples of language aphasias, & language aphasia's role in aiding physiological psychologists understand the production and comprehension of language

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