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Emotional Intelligence for IT Professionals by Emília M. Ludovino

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Summary

In this chapter, we covered how the three most important layers of the brain work together in managing our rational and emotional data to help you master the basics of neuroscience.

You have learned the triune brain model to understand the hierarchy of the brain functions, such as the primitive brain, a.k.a reptilian brain--it is the guardian of our survival its goal is to make sure we stay alive and reproduce. Also the limbic system a.k.a emotional brain is the chain of warehouses where our emotional memories are stored, which helps us to learn from our past experiences. And finally the cerebrum a.k.a neocortex is our executive brain with functions related to thinking and language: planning, questioning, making decisions, solving ...

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