Exam 2 Study Guide.docx - v1MH&Psychology3341\/3350 Fall2016 Exam#2Studyguide Sigelman&Rider,8thed, Chapter 5 o Lateralization Sleep Memory

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v1MH & Psychology 3341/3350                                                            Fall 2016 Exam #2 Study guide Sigelman & Rider, 8th ed., Lifespan human Development Chapter 5: o Lateralization / Sleep / Memory Lateralization - specializations of each hemisphere What is the corpus callosum ? Left and right are connected by corpus callosum (how left and right brains communicate with each other) Know specializations of the left and right hemispheres Which visual field sends information to each hemisphere o LEFT input goes to RIGHT brain o RIGHT input goes to LEFT brain o Ex: Left visual field input right brain (integration) left motor output Which side of the body each hemisphere controls.   o Left Brain (sequential, step by step processing) Right field input and right motor output Laughter Logic, thinking- reasons Language- speech, words Lists Controls right hand Math Explains, gives reason Parts o Right Brain (simultaneous processing, emotional) Left field input and left motor output Faces Mute Pictures/spatial/diagrams Controls left hand Faces o States of Consciousness: Know the states of consciousness covered in lecture. Stages of sleep (REM) What are some functions of sleep? When does memory consolidation occur?
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How do you know a person is in REM sleep? What are all the things they do/cause? What happens in the frontal lobes during REM? What percentage of a newborn’s sleep is spent in REM? A 6 month old? 25-30%, and adult? What are theta waves- regularly repeating waves at 6 cycles persecond produced during REM What purpose do they serve? When are they seen? What is the activation synthesis theory of dreaming? Chapter 6 – Perception & Attention o Sensation : bottom-up processing, transduction.  o Perception:  top-down processing.  o Habituation Decreased response to a stimulus Learning to be bored, losing interest Stimulus discrimination o Preferential looking or visual preference method Two objects are presented together Looking longer at one (showing a preference) indicates  they can tell a difference  Cross-modal matching - looking at one they have already  experienced in another modality o Accommodation-  changing the shape of the lens in order to bring things  into focus  o Acuity - sharpness; the ability to perceive detail; ability to distinguish two  points close together Visual acuity at 1 month? 
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20/120  o Fantz’s experiment on infant visual perception (video What did they prefer to look at?  Sharp contours and light/dark contrast 
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