affective functions

affective functions

The brain functions concerned with the emotions, especially those of fear, pleasure, gratification of all kinds, sexuality and jealousy. Affective functions are centered in the most primitive parts of the brain, especially the limbic area which we have in common with many of the other animals.
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Phylogenetically the cerebellum has contributed to increasingly complex cognitive processes including the executive functions, learning, procedural and declarative memory, language processing, and the visual-spatial and affective functions (Allen et al., 2014; Chen, Ho, & Desmond, 2014a; D'Angelo & Casali, 2013; Tirapu, Luna, Iglesias, & Hernaez, 2011).
The cerebellum: Its role in language and related cognitive and affective functions. Brain and Language, 127(3), 334-342.
Affective functions: patient has abnegation displays with consequent dismiss of family and daily activities.
The functions of teachers' code switching include affective functions, for repetition, classroom management and many more.
Affective functions are those functions where teacher and students express their emotional feelings like 'anger'.
Vigotsky (2000a) harshly criticizes the traditional psychology that sees human consciousness as a splittable object: cognitive functions on one side, and affective functions on the other side.
help to shape our perception of things," and "perception is thus the common act of all our motor and affective functions, no less than the sensory" (1964: 5).
The 67 chapters consider the degree to which mental functions can be located in specific regions of the brain, how localized behavior can be understood in terms of the properties of individual nerve cells and their interconnections in their regions of the brain, and the brain's cognitive and affective functions: perception, action, motivation, emotion, development, learning, and memory.
Taking into account behavioural, cognitive and affective functions, and mindful that coping functions can reflect approach or avoidance, we define six classes of coping function: behavioural approach, behavioural avoidance, cognitive approach, cognitive avoidance, emotional approach and emotional avoidance.
While primarily a cognitive act, reading is also influenced by affective functions (Gambrell, 1996).
Flyman-Mattson and Burenhult (1999) define this kind of code-switching by dividing it in two parts, affective function and socializing function (p.