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Activation of serotonin systems seems to play a role. A hallucination induced by mushrooms or LSD, for example, is an example of an artificially inflated confidence rating attached to an experience. (Both of these drugs are serotonergic.)


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This is the paper you would want to read on this topic. The paper empirically compares four modes of managing interruptions. It is a great (and long) read so I'll try to summarize the bit for you: There are thus four modes of managing interruptions: Immediate interruptions. There is no management whatsoever. As soon there is a distracting stimulus/task, ...


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Taking a break at work wards emotional job-burnout and can also led to job satisfaction, and a greater effort at job tasks. Of one in five of the half of U.S. employees (10%) work a full-time 60+ hours a week (2014 Gallup poll, 2014), one in five of these employees (2%) taking lunch breaks (Right Management, 2012). Employees may take up to 2 breaks a day, ...


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I wanted to make a few additions to Christiaan's answer. First of all, the functional location's as described by Brodmann (wiki) is a little outdated. Nowadays, it is believed that there are networks of regions that are responsible for a particular function. An example is the default mode network, a network of the ACC and prefrontal regions, that is ...


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...studies that show that every part of the cortex does essentially the same thing! I would be much interested in seeing these studies - Although the brain is plastic and inter-individual differences can be substantial, it is generally accepted that functional regions are well defined in terms of their anatomical locations and brain mapping was, and ...


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ACT-R is a complete cognitive model that incorporates Working Memory, Declarative Memory and Procedural Memory, but also incorporates input (visual and auditory) and output (manual) buffers. It is a really interesting model about the human in its entirety but, it is at a high level of abstraction. The paper about memory you want is "REFLECTIONS OF THE ...



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