Lec23 03_21_08 Evolution

Lec23 03_21_08 Evolution - Lecture 23. Evolution March 21,...

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Lecture 23. Evolution March 21, 2008 See Chapter 15 & 16 in Cheung, Fundamental Concepts in Biology Outline Causes of epilepsy Mythical and religious experience Evolution
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Julie’s Seizure Attack
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Julie’s Seizure Treatment Causal relationship between temporal lob epilepsy and violence Diminished legal responsibility Relatively rare – 19 cases since 1889
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Seizures abnormal synchronization of neuronal activity 21 types Absence seizure – (petit mal) Grand mal Causes Head trauma Intoxication Drug overdose Infection Fever Metabolic disturbances Epilepsy
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John’s Temporal Lobe Seizure
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Temporal Lobe Seizure Religious and mystical experience Seizure region
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Temporal Seizure and Religion
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Psychedelic Agents Other compounds that affect serotonin Psilocybe mushroom Psilocybin psilocin (active) Serotonin mimic LSD - D-lysergic acid diethylamide Active dose – 100 micrograms Affects several receptors Dopamine Epinephrine Serotonin
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Psychedelic Mushrooms Chemically-induced hallucinations
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course BSC 1005 taught by Professor Brist during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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Lec23 03_21_08 Evolution - Lecture 23. Evolution March 21,...

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