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Psych Notes3 - READ p.17 psychologist vs. psychiastrist -...

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READ p.17 psychologist vs. psychiastrist - Psychologist spend 4-5 years in postgraduate education and obtain Ph.d. in psychology meanwhile psychiatrists is a Medican Doctor. p.18-19 Areas of Specialization - Social and personality, Developmental, Experimental, Biological, Cognitive, Psychometrics p.70-71 Studying the Living Brain - MRI scans:used to study the structure - FMRI scans: used to study cognitivity in the brain - PET scans: radioactive fluid is injected into the blood, and then it is used to measure how much blood is used in the brain and where. _________________________________________________________________ Module 7: Consciousness Circadian Rhythm (Biological clock) (alterable) - Sleep/wake cycle - environment can alter the sleep/wake cycle (night time and day time) _________________________________________________________________ HYPOTHALAMUS - Suprachiasmatic nucleus (regulates sleep/wake cycle) _________________________________________________________________ Disrupted Circadian Rhythm
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at SPSU.

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