Class Notes - 9-28-07

Class Notes - 9-28-07 - Psychology Class Notes ASK HER IF...

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Psychology – Class Notes – 9/28/07 ASK HER IF THERE ARE ANY TIPS FOR DOING BETTER ON THE MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS IN TERMS OF DISCENRING WHAT THE CORRECT ANSWER IS BASED ON THE TERMINOLOGY AND INTERPRETING THE QUESTION How we know what we know about some of the general functions of the brain Brain part Medulla (underside of the brain in the brain stem) She will talk about her own research on Monday Medulla – VERY IMPORTANT – o Comes from the Latin word “marrow” – means inner part o Involved in autonomic functions – breathing, heart rate, Shaken baby syndrome o Medulla can become swollen and damaged o The baby can become blind, can’t suck on a bottle o The baby could become paralyzed from the waist down Limbic system o There is a cortex that covers the limbic system o Very similar to being the “id” – source of aggression Frontal lobes o Allow us to inhibit the activity of the limbic system o Freud’s theory of the id caused people to engage in animalistic activities – the
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PSYCH 105 taught by Professor Sarahconklin during the Fall '07 term at Allegheny.

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