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Neuroscience for Business

  • Argang Ghadiri
  • Andreas Habermacher
  • Theo Peters
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Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)

Abstract

The brain and the neurosciences may be an unexplored field for many readers and so we aim in this chapter to jump into some of the specifics of the brain: to understand how it develops, how it functions and what this means for us. We will start with a very brief history of neuroscience before moving into the brain and its formation and functioning. We will then throw a spotlight on the technology that is driving the research before moving in to some specifics of brain functions that have a key impact on business and how we operate.

Keywords

Cerebral Cortex Prefrontal Cortex Diffusion Tensor Image Emotional Intelligence Limbic System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Argang Ghadiri
    • 1
  • Andreas Habermacher
    • 2
  • Theo Peters
    • 1
  1. 1.Business Administration Bonn-Rhine-SiegUniversity of Applied SciencesSankt AugustinGermany
  2. 2.ctp, corporate training programmesZuerichSwitzerland

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