PSY 1 - Notes 1 - Neuroscience

PSY 1 - Notes 1 - Neuroscience - Psych 1 - Neuroscience...

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Psych 1 - Neuroscience 10/04/2007 03:43:00 Fields Within Psychology Physiological Psychology Psychophysics (Sensation and Perception) Quantitative (Math) Psychology Animal Experimental Psychology Human Experimental Psychology Neuropsychology Developmental Psychology Personality Psychology Social Psychology Industrial Psychology Consumer Psychology Clinical Psychology Counseling Psychology Educational and School Psychology
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Is the Brain Also the Mind? Monism Dualism Who Has Big Brains? Brain weighs about 1400 g (~3 lb) in avg adult. Taller people have bigger, heavier brains. Males have bigger brains than females. Across animal kingdom, brain size and weight are unrelated to intelligence. Within humans, brain size and weight are weakly related to intelligence.
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How Do We Study the Brain? Clinical (patient) studies Experimental studies Invasive Non-invasive Clinical Studies Cerebrovascular accidents (CVA’s, strokes) Thrombotic stroke Hemorrhagic stroke Traumatic brain injury Tumors, degenerative diseases
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During neurosurgery Neuropsychological testing
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