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Lec18 02_25_08 Brain and vision

Lec18 02_25_08 Brain and vision - Lecture 18 Brain and...

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Lecture 18. Brain and vision February 25 2008 Chapter s 11&12 in Cheung, Fundamental Concepts in Biology Outline Brain structures and functions Lateralization of the cerebrum Processing of visual information Visual defects Short-term and long-term memory The location and role of the hippocampus
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Important: Clicker scores are on WebCT (through Lecture 17. Exam #1 is on WebCT Please see/email me if your clicker # is: 267 303 349
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Major regions of the human brain Hind brain Cerebellum Pons Medulla oblongata Mid brain Substantia nigra (Parkinson’s) Forebrain Cerebrum Thalamus/hypothalamus Amygdala Hippocampus (Alzeheimer’s) Cross-section view
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Regions of the Cerebrum Frontal Lobe impulse control and judgment language production working memory motor function problem solving motivation Parietal Lobe Integration of sensory information spatial sense and navigation Temporal Lobe Auditory processing
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