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FINAL REVIEW - FINAL REVIEW A. Who was Phineas Gage? a....

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FINAL REVIEW A. Who was Phineas Gage? a. Phineas Gage had an injury to his frontal lobe which resulted in changes to his personality B. What are sensations? a. The elementary components, or building blocks, of an experience (such as taste, or a change in temperature) C. What is perception? a. The collection of processes used to arrive at a meaningful interpretation of sensation D. What do rods and cones do? a. Rods are receptors cells in the retina, located mainly around the sides ,that transduce light energy into neural messages; these visual receptors are highly sensitive and are active in dim light. b. Cones are receptors cells in the central portion of the retina that transduce light energy into neural messages; and they are primarily responsible for th ability to sense color. E. What is a feature detector? a. Cells in the visual cortex that responds to very specific visual events, such as bars of light at particular orientation. F. Know the theories of color vision. G. What is attention? H. What is the suprachiasmic nucleus?
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