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Paul Shapiro Question 1 : How do drugs that are used to treat conditions such as Attention Deficit Disorder affect neurotransmitters in the brain and what do they tell us about the origins of disorder? The drugs either increase or decrease a certain neurotransmitter. Ritalin for example increases the release of the transmitters. You could hypothesize that these disorders are caused by a lack of or overproduction of neurotransmitters. Question 2 : Are brain activity and the mind inseparable? What do we know about how the brain works together to produce a unified experience of the world? Brain activity and mind are inseparable. Different parts of the brain handle different tasks and if you were to sever a specific part of a brain, you would lose its function. The different parts of the brain communicate together to create a unified experience of the world. Question 3: ( Generate a question of interest based on the assigned recitation readings; include your
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Unformatted text preview: response. Your question and response will be shared with the class.) Q: What does the cerebral cortex control? A: vision, hearing, body sensations, and preparation for movement Question 4: ( Submit a question on anything that you have come across in this week’s readings or lecture that remains unclear.) How does sight correspond to the different hemispheres of the brain? I’m confused. . General Psychology Recitation Modules 3.1-3.3 Homework #3 – Due October 2, 2007 Your answers are to be typed, double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font , and placed in the recitation drop box by 10:00am on Tuesday, each week . Your answers should be in complete sentences, spell-checked and grammatically correct. Your answers do not need to be lengthy to be complete and correct....
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