Cognitive Neuropsychology - Higher cognitive functions
How are higher cognitive functions like logical reasoning, problem solving and decision making of paramount importance of human beings?
(back up by research from the past 5 years as far as possible)
Introduction (700 words)
• Define cognitive functions
• Define higher cognitive functions -mention several higher cognitive functions
• State which part of the brain is concerned to each of the 3 higher cognitive functions
covers only the 3 cognitive functions:
• Logical reasoning
• Problem solving
• Decision making.
For each cognitive functions
? Clearly explain and discuss how the higher cognitive functions like logical reasoning, problem solving and decision making are of paramount importance of human beings
? discuss the importance of these 3 cognitive functions in the life of a human being. How they affect the everyday activities of a human being.
? compare and contrast these 3 cognitive functions between a sound person and a person with mental disorders
? also add about medication for dementia - its effects on the cognitive functions
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Deadline 5 July 2021
Words limit: 2800 words
Reference Style: Harvard