Fair Game Sheet 3

Fair Game Sheet 3 - -PSYCHOLOGY 1 - Introduction to...

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-PSYCHOLOGY 1 -- Introduction to Psychology Tentative FAIR-GAME SHEET - MIDTERM EXAM Neuroscience Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) - Thrombotic/embolic stroke, Ruptured aneurysms, Hemorrhagic stroke (blood leaks out) Electroencephalography (EEG) - Device that measures and amplifies slight electrical changes on the scalp that reflect brain activity Hindbrain w/functions 3 Major Portion Cerebellum (little brain) - Biocomputer, routines “old” (inner) – balance (linked to semicircular canals of ears, troclear nerve that moves eyeballs “new” (outer) – rapid auto movments, timing of movements, thoughts Medulla Translates to heart, protective reflexes, infant(“pathological”) reflexes, orienting reflexes-anything new, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive reflexes Pons Translates to bridge; fibers that criss-cross, left-right, thick, protective reflexes, infant(“pathological”) reflexes, orienting reflexes-anything new, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive reflexes Midbrain w/functions Reticular formation- network General arousal, sleep/wake cycles, pain perception Superior colliculi Visual targeting-saccades Auditory targeting Forebrain w/functions Basal forebrain (hypothalamus, thalamus) – basal forebrain --hypothalamus ---pituitary gland (bone growth) ---autonomic nervous system, immune system ---hunger/thirst/body temp ---sexual orientation ---reward and punishment --thalamus ---sensory relay station -"old cortex" --limbic system ---complex reaction patterns --basal ganglia ---background postural movements ---smooth pursuit eye movements ---regulation of foreground/background thinking Autonomic Nervous System w/ branches -ANS-section of the nervous system that controls the functioning of the internal organs such as the heart -sympathetic branch --increases process important for 'fight-or-flight' situations – parasympathetic branch --promotes restful/relaxing activities, response to threat (ANS), immune system Limbic system w/functions Complex reaction patterns (4 F’s)
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course PSY 1 taught by Professor Fridlund during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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Fair Game Sheet 3 - -PSYCHOLOGY 1 - Introduction to...

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