Executive systems of the brain

Aristotle said that what separates humans from other animals is our ability to engage in high reasoning. This reasoning includes problem solving, making decisions, and recalling memories. Learn about different states of consciousness and how our brain responds and adapts to stimuli.

Explore cognitive development and intelligence, as well as how our minds solve problems, make decisions, and represent knowledge.

Learn about the physiological, behavioral, and cognitive components of emotion. Appreciate how different areas of our brain play a role in emotion. Understand the basic theories of emotion.