Psych notes feb 19

Psych notes feb 19 - Psych notes 2/19/07 Paper and exam...

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Psych notes 2/19/07 Paper and exam will be 2 weeks later than scheduled on syllabus. Split Brain - Cerebral laterilization o o Split brain research Visual wiring General experiment Results - Intact brain research - Some popular issues No communication between the hemispheres could result in not being able to diagnose what something is. Corpus Calossum patients are not negatively effected too badly because there are very few tasks that humans do that do not involve processes in both hemispheres. Therefore information is always getting to both sides of the brain. - it is very difficult for visual information to enter only one hemisphere of the brain. - Eyes jitter back and forth very very fast. It stops briefly to take in information then it jitters the other way and stops again to take in information. Both eyes (concurrently both sides of the brain, almost always take in the same info.) Split brain research was extremely important - answered questions that were up in the air at the time of the research. Answered whether or not the brain was specialized in different areas of it. -
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course PSYC 111 taught by Professor Murnane during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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Psych notes feb 19 - Psych notes 2/19/07 Paper and exam...

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