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Georgia Tech | PSYC 3020
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    Exam 3 Key
    Course: PSYC 3020
    School: Georgia Tech

    1 PSYC 3020: Biopsychology Mid-Term Exam III 11/19/12 PLEASE WRITE YOUR NAME ON EACH PAGE. Name: _ A) True or B) False, please circle your answer. 2 points each. 1. All amnesiacs confabulate. A) True B) False 2. Priming tasks, like completing the missing

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    1 PSYC 3020: Biopsychology Mid-Term Exam II 10/17/12 PLEASE WRITE YOUR NAME ON EACH PAGE. Name: _ True or False, please circle your answer. 2 points each. 1. EEG is a suitable method for measuring what specific brain areas are associated with face percept

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    Course: PSYC 3020
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    1 PSYC 3020: Biopsychology Mid-Term Exam I 9/14/12 PLEASE WRITE YOUR NAME ON EACH PAGE. Name: _ A)True or B)False, please fill in the answer on your scantron. 2 points each. 1. Brocas area is rostral to Wernikes area. A)True B)False 2. Blindsight supports

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    Lecture 7 neuroanatomy
    Course: PSYC 3020
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    Neuroanatomy 1 Traditional Divisions KW 2-13 2 Superior Rostral/ /Caudal Inferior Neuraxis: imaginary line drawn from bottom of spinal cord to top of forebrain. 3 Superior Inferior Rostral/ /Caudal Neuraxis: imaginary line drawn from bottom of spinal cord

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    Lecture 6 Human Methods I
    Course: PSYC 3020
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    Neuroscience Techniques For use in Humans Neuroscience Techniques: Brain Lesions destruction of tissue examine what functions are lost after lesions Can gain insight into which brain regions perform which function. But recovery of function damage is u

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    Lecture 5 Animal Methods I
    Course: PSYC 3020
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    Methodology in Behavioral Neuroscience Goals of Behavioral Neuroscience Examine link between brain and behavior How? Things to think about Advantages and disadvantages of the techniques discussed today Temporal Resolution: how well does the method con

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    Lecture 11 Early Brain Processes in vision
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    Early Brain Processes Todays topics The Lateral Geniculate Nucleus Striate Cortex Receptive Fields in the Striate Cortex Columns and Hypercolumns 3 Visual Acuity: Oh Say, Can You See? (contd) What is the path of image processing from the eyeball to t

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    Syllabus
    Course: PSYC 3020
    School: Georgia Tech

    PSY 3040 Syllabus Psychology 3020 Biological Psychology January 2014 Meeting days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday Room: 250 J.S. Coon Bldg. Class time: 9:05 am 9:55 am Instructor: Scott D. Moffat, Ph.D. Email: scott.moffat@psych.gatech.edu Phone: 404-894-67

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    Lecture 13 face perception
    Course: PSYC 3020
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    Face Perception Are Faces Special Objects? Prosopagnosia What is special about faces: 1. 2. 3. 4. Higher specificity of categorization Higher level of expertise Higher degree of visual similarity Major biological and cultural significance Are face and obj

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    Lecture 26 Spatial Cognition
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    Spatial Cognition and Cognitive Maps What is Spatial Cognition? 1. Means something different to different researchers. 2. To a great extent, the concept of spatial cognition is defined largely by the tasks used to investigate it. 3. Manipulation of visual

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    Lecture 8 and 9 pharmacology
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    Lecture 8 and 9 Neuropharmacology and addiction Organization of this lecture General principles of psychopharmacology General Mechanisms of actions of drugs General Principles of Addiction Specific Neurotransmitters and major drugs (pharmaceuticals/street

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    Lecture 10 eye retina
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    Vision: Eye and Retina 2 A Little Light Physics Light: A wave; a stream of photons, tiny particles that each consist of one quantum of energy 2 Eyes That See Light The human eye is made up of various parts: Cornea: The transparent window into the eyeba

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    lecture 14 Attention
    Course: PSYC 3020
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    Attention 8 Attention: It is impossible to process everything at once (contd) Some Observations you cannot attend to everything simultaneously (Why not? And what does this imply about the brains information processing abilities?) you can choose which st

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    Lecture 24 25 Motor control
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    Lecture 28 29 30 Memory
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    lecture 15 and 16 audition
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    Hearing: Physiology and Psychoacoustics 9 The Function of Hearing The Basics: Nature of sound Anatomy and physiology of the auditory system How we perceive loudness and pitch Impairments of hearing Sound localization 9 What Is Sound? Sounds are cre

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    Lecture 27 Speech and Language
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    Speech and Language an ability we take for granted and rarely introspect on language allows one person to create precise thoughts in another persons mind noises or squiggles impart specific images (There is a lion behind that rock) provide information

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    Lecture 23 Stress Response
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    Lecture 23 Stress Stress The amygdala and fear What is stress? Stress and the hippocampus Why stress makes you sick Disorders of Stress Impact on learning Stress and health Production of stress responses Role of the hippocampus in susceptibility and recov

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    Lecture 20 sleep
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    lecture 17 Vestibular system
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    The Vestibular System What does the vestibular system do for us? Helps us know where the center of the earth is located. Helps us maintain our orientation to surrounding objects when we are moving. Helps us to locate objects that are important to us wh

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    Lecture 21 and 22 sexual development
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    Sexual Development and Behavior Goals for today Hormones Organizing effects of hormones Where they come from; what they do Creating males (or by default, females) Activating effects of hormones Hormones and the control of dimorphic behavior 2 Hormones Wha

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    Lecture 18 Touch
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    12 Touch 12 Touch Introduction Touch Physiology Tactile Sensitivity and Acuity 12 Introduction Proprioception: Perception mediated by kinesthetic and vestibular receptors Somatosensation: A collective term for sensory signals from the body 12 Touch P

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    Lecture 19 sensory plasticity
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    Sensory/Brain Plasticity Development of sensory system Effects of visual deprivation Effects of selective visual stimulation Critical period Restored sight Sensory/Brain Plasticity Neuroplasticity: brain is physically modifiable based on physical or envir

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    Exam 1
    Course: PSYC 3020
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    1 PSYC 3020: Biopsychology Mid-Term Exam I 2/9/11 PLEASE WRITE YOUR NAME ON EACH PAGE. Name: _ True or False, please circle your answer. 2 points each. 1. Rene Descartes was the first scientist to propose a model describing the biological basis of behavio

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    Stress Notes
    Course: PSYC 3020
    School: Georgia Tech

    Stress Notes what is stress stress is the tension, discomfort, or physical symptoms that arise when a stressor strains our ability to cope effectively a traumatic event is a stressor so severe that it can produce long term psychological or health conseque

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    Mental Illness Notes
    Course: PSYC 3020
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    Mental Illness Notes What is mental illness Psychopathology (mental illness) is often seen as a failure of adaptation to the environment Failure analysis approach tries to understand MI by examining breakdowns in functioning Mental disorder does not have

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    Personality Notes
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    Personality Notes Personality Relatively enduring predispositions that influence our behavior across many situations These traits account in part for consistencies in our behavior across time and situations Nomothetic vs idographic approaches to studying

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    Exam 1 Key
    Course: PSYC 3020
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    1 PSYC 3020: Biopsychology Mid-Term Exam I 9/14/12 PLEASE WRITE YOUR NAME ON EACH PAGE. Name: _ A)True or B)False, please fill in the answer on your scantron. 2 points each. 1. Brocas area is caudal to Wernickes area. A)True B)False 2. Blindsight supports

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    Exam 3 Key
    Course: PSYC 3020
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    1 PSYC 3020: Biopsychology Mid-Term Exam III 11/20/13 PLEASE WRITE YOUR NAME ON EACH PAGE. Name: _ A) True or B) False, please circle your answer. 2 points each. 1. The hallmark of amnesia is confabulation. A) True B) False 2. Priming tasks, like completi

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    Exam 1
    Course: PSYC 3020
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    1 PSYC 3020: Bjopsychology Mid-Term Exam I 9/15108 PLEASE WRITE YOUR NAME ON EACH PAGE. Name: True or False, please circle your answer. 2 points each. 1. The theory of localization suggests that different brain regions mediate different behaviors. G Fal

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