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EXP 3604 Neuroscience and the Brain
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Cognitive Neuroscience Relating cognitive processes to their neural substrates Grew out of: Neuroscience – damaging brain tissue and measuring change in behavioral function Psychology – models of mental representations that accompany behavior
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The Brain: Neurons Basic unit of nervous system; different types Brain has approximately 100-150 billion Linked to form neural networks Malleable
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How the brain “works” (simplified version) How do neurons transmit information? When does a neuron fire? How do we “learn”?
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Brain Structure
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY PCO 4930 taught by Professor Perrin during the Fall '09 term at Florida State College.

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