Sensory and Perceptual Mechanisms

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Sensory and Perceptual Mechanisms 04/11/2010 11:50:00 1. 2. 3. 4. Sensations and Perceptions a. the brain interprets them, giving the perception of stimuli b. in veterbrates, sensory signals i. generally go first to the thalamus ii. (lateral geniculate nucleus) 5. The hippocampus, amyglada a. the limbic system: {aka your “lizard brain”} b. are better remembered than neutral events memory} 6. Homer-ing in on Memories a. showed specific patterns of activation for each episode   of the television  show The Simpsons b. the same pattern of neural activity was seen, c. the same neurons that were activated during the initial experience 7. Neural correlates of conscious self-regulation of emotion a. reinforce the view that emotional self-regualtion
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Unformatted text preview: b. various prefrontal (right cortical) regions 8. Marshmallow test a. Enjoy greater success b. They got lower SAT scores c. Two hundred and ten points higher 9. Placebo a. Higher cortical systems may exert direct control over *the analgesic (opiod pain blocking) systems of the thalamus and brainstem not only during opiod analgesia (POP) but also during placebo analgesia (PPL) 10.Expecting a big reward a. are more susceptible to the placebo effect b. hinges on the brains reward centre a region that predicts our future expectations 11. 12.Amacrine and Horizontal a. *from a sequence of ~thumbnail-sized fovial snapshots 13. 14.3d world a. the mind has expectations (constraint assumptions) 04/11/2010 11:50:00 04/11/2010 11:50:00...
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