January 22 - January 22, 2009 Class notes Possible Quiz...

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January 22, 2009 Class notes Possible Quiz Questions 1. Describe one of the following. When doing so describe its possible etiology and symptoms: a. Describe capgras syndrome b. Describe phantom limb syndrome 2. Describe how someone can “see” even without properly functioning eyes 3. What brain area is vital to the expression of emotions? Is there any evidence to support this conclusion? If so what? Notes: Brain is part of nervous system o Central nervous system Brain & spinal cord o Peripheral nervous system Autonomic & somatic Focus on the brain o Neurons and glia: cells communicate through gaps/junctions called synapses o Lower structures o Medial that sit above lower o Cortical that sit on very top: layers that sit on top Divided into lobes Occipital Temporal: contains the amygdala (gate keeper) o Limbic system: describe a set of structures that are responsible for emotions o Integration of sensory information that is then distributed to areas of brain that is
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2009 for the course PSY 301 taught by Professor Pennebaker during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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January 22 - January 22, 2009 Class notes Possible Quiz...

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