psyc-CN-sept.6 - Over the next 20 years 40.000 in the us...

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Psychology- Class notes September 6 2007 The brain The mind Learning Clinical issues Phycho surgery- brain surgery in the absence of ovious organic damage Moniz(1935)- Radical prefrontal lobotomy has “calming” effect on violent emotional behaviour in chimps Moniz has supervised about 100 preforntal lobos.
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Unformatted text preview: Over the next 20 years 40.000 in the us alone Simple procedure. . ice pick performed on out patient bais Preformal lobes control emotions Therefore they separate from the rest of the brain Calming effect that destroys emotions...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2009 for the course MIT 2000 taught by Professor Da during the Spring '09 term at Acadia.

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