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How does your brain work?

The left brain hemisphere
- the left half of the brain
The right brain hemisphere
- the right half of the brain
Lefty
- a person who uses their left hand to write
Righty
- a person who uses their right hand to write
Circuitry
- the connected set of the wires through which a signal can flow
Rewiring
- creating new wires
Hard
-
wired
- if something is hand-wired it is a natural part of a person that cannot be changed
Neuron
- a nerve cell that carries information between the brain and other parts of the body
Neurotransmitter
- a chemical that carries messages between neurons or between neurons and muscles
Glial cell
- a cell making up the supportive tissue of the nervous system
Folds
of
the
brain
- bend lines of the brain
The reptilian brain
- the part of the brain to which primitive and having non-rational or self-interested behaviour
The
limbic
system
- a system of nerves and other structures in the brain that controls many of our emotions
The cortex (plural cortices\ ˈkȯr-​tə-​ˌsēz \ or cortexes)
- the outer layer of the brain
Biofeedback
- conscious states one can evoke to affect the body response
Cognitive bias
- the way a person understands information, which is based on their own beliefs and experiences and may not be reasonable or accurate
Assumption
- something that you think is true although you have no definite proof
Perception
- the way you think about something and your idea of what it is like
Neuroplasticity
- the ability of neural networks in the brain to change through growth and reorganization
Malleable
- easily changed, plastic
Spotlight
- something having the most attention
Fallacy
- an idea that a lot of people think is true but is in fact false
Maturity
- the quality of behaving mentally and emotionally like an adult
Aversion
- a strong dislike of something or someone
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