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Sensation and Perception Psychology 301 Professor John P. McGann, PhD Assistant Professor Behavioral Neuroscience Section Psychology Department
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Introduction How is this section of Sensation and Perception different from the others being offered this semester? Neurobiological perspective Increased emphasis on senses beyond vision Inclusion of primary literature
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Introduction How is this section of Sensation and Perception different from the others being offered this semester? Neurobiological perspective Increased emphasis on senses beyond vision Inclusion of primary literature How do I get into this section?
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Introduction Getting to know the students: Who’s taken Physiological Psychology or another neuroscience class before? Who’s a Psych major or is considering it? What year are you? Who has worked in a laboratory or would like to?
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On TWO of the index cards, please write your name and contact information. SAVE the third for later.
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Introduction Getting to know the Professor: Neuroscientist in Psychology Department Research laboratory http://rci.rutgers.edu/~jmcgann Started at Rutgers 2 years ago
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Introduction An Integrative Approach to Neuroscience Many levels of analysis (molecular, synaptic, cellular, circuit, systems, behavioral), each with their own techniques Rigorous conceptualization of how the levels interconnect (computational or mathematical models), and predict each other Aspires to application in clinical practice
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Hydrocephalus A little bit of neuroscience for you: The brain is especially flexible – especially the brains of young children.
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Hydrocephalus Normal
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Hydrocephalus Normal Hydrocephalus
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 830:301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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