Amygdala: A portion of the limbic system considered to be the center for certain memories, as well as for emotional reaction, such as aggression.
Computer Assisted Tomography (CAT scan): An instrument for measuring and analyzing the brain's structure.
Dyslexia: A condition in which the high-speed language processing area of the brain fails to activate, causing difficulty in reading and deciphering particular sounds.
Event-Related Potentials (ERP): An instrument used to measure and record brainwaves during specific cognitive events.
Implicit Attitudes Test (IAT): A method of measuring biological and psychological reaction time when a pair of values are presented.
Parietal Cortex: The part of the brain that determines where objects are in space, and consequently how one needs to react to them.
Position Emission Tomography (PET scan): An instrument used to image the brain during cognitive activity.
Retinotopic Mapping: The process of recording images photographically in the visual cortex for visual processing.