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Lecture 1: Basic concepts

Emotion is a strong feeling deriving from one’s circumstances, mood, or relationships with others.

Welcome to the third session of Brain, Behaviour, and Dentistry.

We hope you enjoy this course just as we do. We will start with the issues of emotion, which is very relevant to patient management in dental practice.

After this class, you will learn to recognize the basic concepts of emotion, from the perspective of cognitive neuroscience, and to identify the role of our brain in emotion processing.

What is emotion? What can arouse our emotions? And what does it relate to the behavior of dental patients?

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