Lecture 6 - The Cerebral Cortex A. Functions of the 4 Lobes...

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I. The Cerebral Cortex A. Functions of the 4 Lobes B. 4 General Themes About Its Abilities II. Visual Sensation and Perception A. We Don’t See Things Exactly As They Are 1. Sensat. and Percep. Defined 2. Perception and 4 Gestalt Principles 3. Cues for 3-Dimensional Vision B. Our Experiences Influence Our Perception NOTE: The ONLY sensory/perceptual system we will be discussing (and may be tested on) is vision. NOTE 2: Don’t forget, when you print slides, you can certainly choose to print in black n white—saves a lot of ink.
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Cerebral Cortex Has 4 Lobes Frontal Lobes: Thoughts, plans, language Parietal Lobes: touch Temporal Lobes: hearing, language Occipital Lobes: vision
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1) A LOT OF IT, in humans, is devoted to integrating new info with prior 2) A LOT OF IT helps us to INHIBIT inappropriate responses. 3) It is very adaptable, ‘plastic’, especially when young. 4)
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Lecture 6 - The Cerebral Cortex A. Functions of the 4 Lobes...

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