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Psyc 1101 Biological Psychology II May 27, 2010 http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/11489/georgia-techs-allen- sends-a-message
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Class Outline Quiz Review of Brain Anatomy and Cellular Neuroscience The Action Potential Plasticity of Brain Consciousness
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Quiz 15 minutes (max) Quick Review
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Some basic principles of neural representations Division of labor Modalities are processed separately (vision, audition, memory, etc)
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But…These regions act in conjunction with each other. The case of the perception of objects. “Where” versus “What” pathways.
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“What Pathway” Lesions in area of temporal cortex lead to deficits in object recognition not attributable to basic perceptual deficits. -Visual Agnosia
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“Where” Pathway Lesions in area parietal cortex lead to deficits in Determining location of Object not attributable to basic perceptual deficits.
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Landmark Task Lesions in “What” pathway unable to discriminate
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Landmark Task Lesions in “Where” pathway unable to discriminate
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Though visual and spatial location processes are separate, there interaction is important. Division of labor extends to complex behaviors, systems of neurons. Next class we will talk about what this has to do with conscious
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2010 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Tomhutcheon during the Summer '10 term at Georgia Tech.

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