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Transcript: How does the brain process emotions? Researchers: Milan Philbert Jaydan Jacobs Zion Shaw Math Behind Science 2017 Brain Activity Abstract The purpose of this study is to show how the brain processes emotions. The brain is composed of various areas that perform tasks that result in the production of emotions. These areas of the brain make up a complex system of nerves and networks known as the Limbic System. The brain's emotional processes affect an individual physically, mentally and emotionally. Introduction "Emotion is defined as the state of mind a person is in at a particular moment, as well as the physiological response a person is experiencing at that time" (Ashcraft, Radvansky, 2014). In the brain, emotions are connected with a number of structures and areas consisting of the amygdala, the hippocampus, and the hypothalamus. "The amygdala is responsible for multiple emotional responses, like love, fear, anger and sexual desire, the hippocampus interacts with the amygdala when a person has memories with emotional ties, and lastly the hypothalamus acts as a regulator of emotion, controlling levels of sexual desire, pleasure, aggression and anger" (Stannard, 2011). Procedure Different steps were carried and gathered throughout this research: Articles supporting the topic were found online. Important details were then identified, annotated and made into topic outlines. Information that was not clear from the articles, were further researched on the internet. Results It was found that various parts of the brain perform various tasks which all lead to the production of emotions. According to author Shuo Wang, "most people are familiar with feeling that a face just looks too ambiguous to really decide what emotion the person is having". Researchers carried out a neuroimaging study using fMRI of recording single cells from the amygdala and additionally studied the emotion judgments of three rare subjects with impaired amygdalae. The impaired subjects showed an abnormally low threshold for deciding when a face was fearful. Conclusion This research was informative and influential and has boosted overall interest in the brain and its connections with other aspects of the body. This research will inspire other researchers to continue to learn more about the brain in the future. References Anne Trafton | MIT News Office. (2016, March 31). How the brain processes emotions. Retrieved July 25, 2017, from McKay, S. (2016, October 24). How does the brain process emotions? Retrieved July 25, 2017, from Facial Expressions: How Brains Process Emotion | Caltech. (n.d.). Retrieved July 25, 2017, from How the Brain Processes Emotions. (n.d.). Retrieved July 25, 2017, from Acknowledgements By getting the opportunity to participate in the Math Behind Science Program, we were able to learn and experience college life. We would like to express our most sincere gratitude to Ms. Aimee Sanchez, Professor Wymer, Professor Teresa Turner, Mr. Andre Douglas, Mr. Avon Benjamin, Mr. Brandon Rhymer, Ms. Krislen Tison, Ms. Shequana Slader, sponsors, donors, the National Science Foundation and the wonderful UVI Staff for making this program such a wonderful experience.

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Transcript: To Start What is short term memory? What is long term memory? What is the difference between the two? How can I sustain my memory? Short Term Definition: noun Abbr. STM information retained in the brain and retrievable from it over a brief span of time Short-term memory is of limited capacity, usually 5-9 items Beyond this capacity, new information can "bump" out other items from short-term memory. This is one form of forgetting. Short Term Memory works basically the same as a computer's RAM in that it provides a working space for short computations and then transfers it to other parts of the memory system or gets rid of it. STM is most often stored as sounds, especially in recalling words, but may be stored as images Let's test it out on you! How did you do? How many letters from each trial did you remember? Was there a "pattern" to what letters you remembered? Long Term Injury Alcoholism Aging – Hormonal Fluctuations Depression Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Fibromyalgia Underactive Thyroid Neurodegenerative disease - Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Huntington’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and Parksinsons disease Short Term memory can be described as fleeting, whereas long term memory can last for a whole lifetime. Teachers strive for their students to gain LONG TERM MEMORY. Sustaining Memory Try to become interested in what you're learning Mind stimulating games The key ingredient that facilitates long-term storage is meaningfulness. Rehearsing Summarize Take a sip down memory lane Pick your brain and share it Get adequate sleep Brain food Exercise Give it a beat Pick up a book Short Term Vs. Long Term Memory By: Taylor Bussey Anderson, J. R. (2000). Learning and memory: An integrated approach. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Hebb, D. O. (1968). Concerning imagery. Psychological Review. 75, 466-477. Marzano, Robert J. (1998). A Theory-Based Meta-Analysis of Research on Instruction. Mid-continent Aurora, Colorado: Regional Educational Laboratory. Retrieved May 2, 2000 from Short Term doodles San Francisco Iconic Memory Acoustic Memory Working Memory I bet you didn't know... Stockholm Short term memory test. (n.d.). Retrieved from (cc) photo by jimmyharris on Flickr Mohs, Richard C.. "How Human Memory Works" 08 May 2007. <> 29 April 2012. What are those? Iconic Memory is the ability to hold visual memories. Acoustic Memory is the ability to hold sounds and lasts longer than Iconic Memory. Working Memory is the ability to hold the process of something until it's needed to be used. Sources There are 3 different kinds of long term memory! photo frame Definition: (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr Episodic Memory is our ability to recall personal experiences from our past. Semantic Memory is our ability to store facts and generalized information. Procedural Memory is our ability to remember how to perform a task or to employ a strategy. Assets Important Details The 3 parts (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr The most obvious difference is in the length that the memories are stored. notes Budapest Notes Short Term Memory is very vulnerable to interruption or interference. (cc) photo by Franco Folini on Flickr Double click to crop it if necessary There are a number of reasons why long term memory problems may occur.. outlook Long term memory . (n.d.). Retrieved from Sustaining Memory Place your own picture behind this frame! details map Episodic Memory Semantic Memory Procedural Memory The difference? noun Abbr. LTM information stored in the brain and retrievable over a long period of time, often over the entire life span of an individual

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Transcript: Leslie Lemke Born completely normal but got struck in the head with a baseball when he was 10 years old. After this he could perform complex calendar calculations and remember the weather every day from the day of the accident. Daniel first became famous when he recited from memory Pi to 22,514 decimal places. He sees each integers up to 10,000 as having their own unique shapes, color, texture and feel. He can "see" the result of a math calculation, and he can "sense" whether a number is prime. Orlando Serrell They don't have an internally damaged mind Thinking brain (cerebrum) is isolated from outside world except one "window" Their sensory channels are damaged except one area, such as sound or hearing, allowing them to become a genius in that one area. Types Musical Savant Have the ability to replay difficult musical compositions after hearing them only once. They could also read one page of sheet music and finish the song without turning the page. What are they? Daniel Tammet By Erica Bass & Brittany Lokey Idiot Savants An idiot savant is someone that is unable to learn, read or write yet have incredible knowledge in math, music or art. Mathematical Savant: How their brain works He was born with severe birth defects that required doctors to remove his eyes. When he was 16 years old, his mother woke up to find Leslie playing Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1. Leslie, who has no classical music training, was playing the piece flawlessly after hearing it just once earlier on the television. - have the ability to reveal the day of the week and the date of any holiday in the past or future instantly and with accuracy. Calender Savants: The theory is... Types of Idiot Savants Types - can add, subtract, multiply or divide large sequences of numbers in there head with no effort It is unknown exactly how these individual acquire this knowledge because they don't learn like the average human does.

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Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. 2. 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week

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Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity

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