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These are topics that could be on the second midterm exam Midterm 2 Study Guide Homology vs. convergence Rat and squirrel sensory cortex plasticity Duckbilled platypus What is encephalization and what factors might contribute to encephalization? Hominid brain evolution Costs of large brains Microencephaly Evolution of hippocampal size Components of sound Stapedial reflex Basilar membrane and excitement by different frequencies Progression of sound Tonotopic organization Temporal vs place theory Localizing sound (intensity and latency differences) Noise induced hearing loss Vestibular system
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Unformatted text preview: Mechanisms of the 5 tastes (and spicy) Pathway of taste information Olfactory receptors and genes Barley lectin experiment Olfactory information to the brain Pheremones and vomeronasal organ Taste aversion learning Eye evolution Distortion in the eye and fovea Bechara paper Trichromatic hypothesis Opponent process hypothesis Receptive fields in retina, thalamus, and cortex FoxP2 in humans, mice and birds Bird song pathways (anterior and posterior) Wada test Different forms of aphasia Saying a spoken word Saying a written word Sign language Bechara paper...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course PSC 101 taught by Professor Owings,coss,henry during the Spring '07 term at UC Davis.

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