05-COGS11-Embodiment

05-COGS11-Embodiment - 1/13/2010 1 Embodiment Mary ET...

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Unformatted text preview: 1/13/2010 1 Embodiment Mary ET Boyle, Ph.D. Department of Cognitive Science UCSD Erik Swanson 1/13/2010 2 Mind Body Rene Descartes Reflex arc Physical vs. Mental Understanding both domains Interaction between both? peri personal space Your brain annexes the space around your body Your body map will blend with the horses body map. Your self does not end where your flesh ends Using tools The bat has been incorporated into your body map. 1/13/2010 3 1/13/2010 4 Does your hand belong to you? How do you know its your own hand? How do you know that you have a body? What makes you think you own it? How do you know where your body begins and ends? How do you keep track of its position in space? 1/13/2010 5 In the 19th century, German physician In the 19th century, German physician Franz Joseph Gall divided the brain into dozens of personality organs to which the skull was said to conform. 1/13/2010 6 Brain is a bordered organ subdivided into zones and Lines are blurr into zones and functions. blurry Specialized Memories and Specialized neurons? Memories and emotions? Dr. Wilder Penfield 1/13/2010 7 COGS 11 Minds and Brains electrical stimulation mapping 1/13/2010 8 Stimulation at other sites elicited other behavioral responses: magenta, motor responses; green, somatosensory; blue, auditory. Stars indicate the epileptic focus in the medial temporal lobe. 1/13/2010 9 In 1941 Penfield reported a similar situation. Patient G.A. suffered habitual epileptic attacks that never evoked hallucinations. Yet upon electrical stimulation of her right superior tempora gyru at point 0 superior temporal gyrus at point 0 she spontaneously exclaimed: I have a queer sensation as if I am not here As though I were half here and...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course COGSCI 11 taught by Professor Maryb. during the Spring '10 term at UCSD.

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05-COGS11-Embodiment - 1/13/2010 1 Embodiment Mary ET...

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