Class Notes 03-01-2007

Class Notes 03-01-2007 - Chapter 3- The Biological Bases of...

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Chapter 3- The Biological Bases of Behavior No Graham today… The cerebrum: two hemispheres, four lobes -Cerebral Hemispheres- two specialized halves connected by the corpus callosum Left hemisphere- verbal processing: language, speech, reading and writing (logical thinking and many mathematical processes) Right hemisphere- nonverbal processing: Spatial, musical, visual recognition (art) -Central Fissure and Lateral Fissure separate the four lobes -tissue between fissures are called gyri (a ridge) - sulci- fissures but more shallow -Four Lobes Occipital- vision (fairly big), back of the brain Parietal- somatosensory: body senses, touch, pain, side of the scull and over the top, behind Central Fissure Primary Somatosensory Cortex located in Parietal- feel/ understand that you have been touched, left side touch goes to the right brain and right to left. Temporal- Auditory, underneath the parietal Lobe and the lateral fissure Frontal- voluntary movement, executive control systems, Front of brain in front of central
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Loeb during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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Class Notes 03-01-2007 - Chapter 3- The Biological Bases of...

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