Základy kognitivní, afektivní a sociální neurovědy
XXI. Emoce a kognitivní funkce

Authors: F. Koukolík
Authors‘ workplace: Oddělení patologie a molekulární medicíny ;  Národní referenční laboratoř prionových chorob ;  Thomayerova nemocnice, Praha ;  Primář: MUDr. František Koukolík, DrSc.
Published in: Prakt. Lék. 2012; 92(7): 371-377
Category: Editorial


Cognition and emotion interact to determine ongoing behaviours. The paper describes:

  1. key nodes of connectomes of the human brain (large scale neuronal networks) which process interactions of neuronal events called emotions and cognition in folk psychology (e.g. amygdala, posterior cingular, retrosplenic and prefrontal cortex),
  2. some experiments focused on interaction of emotion and cognitive functioning (e.g. their interaction in construction of autobiographic memory, influence of anxiety on cognition, their development in aging, gender differences, influence on moral sensitivity) and
  3. the hypothesis of somatic markers.

Key words:
cognition, emotion, interaction, connectome, somatic markers hypothesis


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