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1 Announcements Lab section meets this week! Exam #1: next week Wed. April 18 Multiple Choice questions. Topics covered in class and relevant materials from text. No office hours Tuesday April 17 Office Hour Wed April 18 10-11 instead Tips for success: Read the relevant pages from the text book. Use lecture notes as your guide as to what to focus on. Give yourself enough Study time! Drug Effects on Behavior--continued Excellent Frontline production (in association with The Oregonian) on PBS (“The Meth Epidemic”) which can be viewed on line at: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/ meth/ The Brain--Cortex I. Cell Types: II. Nerve Cell Communication: A. The Nerve Impulse (action potential) B. Synaptic Transmission C. Neural Integration III. Learning in Neural Networks IV. Cerebral Cortex: A. Functional Specialization B. Topographic Organization C. Contralateral Connections D. Asymmetry of higher Functions The Brain--outline Introduction Cerebral Cortex --Important in perception, language, memory, planning, intellectual and artistic function, social responsibility, emotions, etc. 4 lobes: Occipital , Temporal , Parietal , Frontal ; 6 cell layers •G r a y m a t t
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2 The major structures of the brain (sagittal section) Early theories of functional localization of in the brain: bumps on the skull surface corresponded to personality traits . Proposed by
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course PSYCH 201 taught by Professor Sereno during the Spring '07 term at University of Oregon.

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