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Potential topics to be covered in Exam #1 1) History of cognitive psychology a) Rationalism vs. empiricism b) Structuralism vs. functionalism c) Behaviorism: philosophy, rise and fall d) Cognitive revolution 2) Research methods a) Models: types and interpretation b) Experimental research: examples, advantages, disadvantages c) Other types of behavioral research: self report, case studies, observation d) Psychobiological research: approaches taken, interpretation of results e) Computer simulations 3) Brain anatomy a) Neuron: structure and function b) Hindbrain, midbrain, forebrain c) Cerebral cortex: structure and function i) Frontal: pre frontal, motor cortex ii) Parietal: sensory cortex, visual spatial processing iii) iv) Occipital: visual perception d) Methods to determine brain function i) Neuroimaging techniques ii) Psychosurgery 4) Sensation a) Vision i) Eye anatomy: structure and function ii) iii) Pathway to the visual cortex
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