Attention - mood swings, short temper, vulnerability to...

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Attention Attention 0. Sight or sound too brief to register in conscious still has effect Types of Attention Types of Attention o Sustained attention ability to stay with task until finished o o Selective attention focus on relevant, ignore irrelevant and focus on relative info o o Alternating attention – divided attention, focusing on 2 things at one time o Prefrontal cortex Neglect Neglect 1. We can see, hear, touch and smell more if we direct our attention to those areas 0. When we are not paying attention to something, we are neglecting it Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) o ADHD symptoms include distractibility, hyperactivity, impulsivity,
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Unformatted text preview: mood swings, short temper, vulnerability to stress and difficulty planning Environmental Deprivation o Sensory o Development o Song learning in birds must be around other birds to learn song o Vision o Social 0. Harlows Monkey Experiment social deprivation (soft mother vs. nursing mother) Deprived vs. Enriched Environments Cerebral cortex rats 20% more for those in enriched environments Stereotypies - repetitive behavior animals do that reduces stress in deprived environment; hard to get rid of because they are self-reinforcing Zoos and enrichment programs (bears pacing, swinging head, etc)...
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