PSY295 Week 2 January 12 and 14 2010

PSY295 Week 2 January 12 and 14 2010 - Chapter 3 Lecture 2...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 3 Lecture 2: Organization of the Nervous * Do not be Click to edit Master subtitle style PSYCHOLOGY: Network with Professionals Wondering where an undergrad in Psychology can take you? Attend this event to hear from industry professionals, learn about their experiences, develop a network of contacts, and gain valuable information on how to chart your own career path! Part 1: Learn to Network Mon Jan 25, 2 pm - 3 pm Wed Jan 27, 11 am - 12 pm Thurs Jan 28, 12 pm - 1 pm Part 2: Network with Professionals Wednesday February 3, 5-7pm Register at http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/career/psychology.html *Students MUST complete Part 1 to attend Part 2* A “Wonderland of Nomenclature” Portrait: Stroke • R.S. – Suffered a stroke that led to changes in behavior and personality • Stroke – Interruption of blood flow to the brain that kills brain cells – Ischemia - deficiency of blood flow to the brain (causes about 80% of strokes) – Hemorrhagic stroke - burst of a blood vessel (causes about 20% of strokes) Stroke: My PSA • Statistics – The 3rd leading cause of death in Canada (6% of deaths) – Each year, more than 50,000 strokes occur & over 14,000 Canadians will die from it – Each year, more women than men die from stroke • Symptoms – Weakness- Sudden loss of strength or sudden numbness in the face, arm or leg, even if temporary. – Trouble speaking- Sudden difficulty speaking or understanding or sudden confusion, even if temporary. – Vision problems- Sudden trouble with vision, even if Neuroanatomy: Finding Your Way Around the Brain • Parts of the brain (including the layers, nuclei, and pathways) are described by their placement with respect to: – 1) other body parts – 2) their relative locations – 3) viewer perspective Frequently Used Anatomical Terms • Rostral • Caudal • Dorsal • Ventral • Anterior or frontal • Posterior • Lateral • Medial Frequently Used Brain Sections • Coronal • Horizontal • Sagittal Neuroanatomy: Finding Your Way...
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PSY295 Week 2 January 12 and 14 2010 - Chapter 3 Lecture 2...

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