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Unformatted text preview: B. The Nervous System 1. neurons a. structure b. function c. synaptic transmission and change 2. brain a. lower brain structures b. major structures and functions c. cerebral hemispheres i. lobes ii. structure & function iii. contralaterality C. Neural Representation of Information 1. representation via single cells 2. representation via patterns of activation 3. synaptic change D . Localization of Function within and across hemispheres 1. localized versus distributed functions 2. disorders of planning, perception/attention, language, & memory 3. callosotomy (split-brain) patients III. Basics of Vision 1. photoreceptors: rods and cones IV. Sensation A. Sensation versus Perception B . Thresholds 1. just-noticeable-difference a. Weber-Fechner law 2. absolute threshold a. signal detection theory 1. sensitivity vs. response bias 2. manipulation of response bias...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course PSC 100 taught by Professor Hunt during the Spring '06 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '06