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13 terms

TOK Vocab 3

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Sensory
related to the senses, the transmitting of impulses from sense organs to nerve centers
Extrasensory
outside the range or bounds of normal sensory perception
E.S.P.
extrasensory perception
Neurological
pertaining to the nervous system
Neuroscience
science or research concerning the brain and nervous system
Perception
recognition and interpretation of sensory stimuli (mostly based on memory)
Conception
something conceived in the mind; a thought, an association
Cognitive
thought or mental process
Synesthesia
a condition in which one type of sensory stimulus evokes a secondary and associated response. Example: hearing a sound and that invokes a color
Psychology
the science that deals with mental processes and behavior
Emotions
the reaction or responses related to sense perceptions, internal states, thoughts, or beliefs about people, real or imagined
Emotional Intelligence
the ability, capacity, or skill to perceive and know our own emotions and the emotions of others
Brain Synapses
chemical synapses are specialized junctions through which the cells of the nervous system signal to each other