PS101-Sept28 - PS101 September 28th 2010 Test Ignore...

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PS101- September 28 th , 2010 Test Ignore appendix B On Chapters 1,2,3 Chapter 3 (Be familiar with lecture content from September 28 and September 30) -- Do practice quizzes? -All our neural addresses are different - Think of the brain as an “orchestra” as opposed to a “machine”. -4 weeks after conception the embryo is producing half a million neurons per minute. Over the next several weeks these neurons will migrate to different parts of the brain based on genetic pre-disposition -these neurons reach out tentacles to other nerve cells or neurons and they establish at a rate of 2 million per second -At 3 months in the uterus you possess more brain cells than you ever will again - A few weeks before birth, the trend of producing more and more is reversed. - Cells not used are disposed and never used again -The circuits created are very responsive to the outside world - After birth you will recognize parents voices b/c you hear them so often in the uterus. -Vision is developed, after 48hours, a baby can recognize and distinguish a mother’s face
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2010 for the course PSYCH PS101 taught by Professor Morgenson during the Fall '10 term at Wilfred Laurier University .

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PS101-Sept28 - PS101 September 28th 2010 Test Ignore...

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