Emotion and Executive Function
Lecture no. 27 from the course: Understanding the Brain
Taught by Professor Jeanette Norden | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Truly rational behavior is not possible without emotion, as evidenced in humans by the tremendous elaboration and interconnection of structures involved in both emotion and executive function. Emotion, memory, and cognition combine to give meaning to our experiences, which can then be used to influence and guide future behavior.