Lecture 5 - a Left = cellular map And right = attributions...

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Eric Wei Cogs 1 Joan Stiles The Man who Mistook his wife for a hat The effects of brain damage on cognitive functioning in human patients 1.) What is the relationship between human behavior and the brain? a. Where in the brain is… 2.) Slide 2.4: a. People regarded language to be represented bi-laterally since it was the highest function in the brain. His patient had a lesion on one side of the brain. b. Broca assumed the lesion was responsible for his patient’s aphasia = Broca’s Aphasia. i. This case changed thinking in the field of neuro. 3.) Slide:2.6: breakthroughs a. Discovery of the neuron. Romon y Cajal brought up the Neuron doctrine b. Sherrington id’d the synapse: neurons that communicate with each other = critically important idea 4.) 2lide 3.1: brodmann recognized 46 regions of the brain. A division of the brain
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Unformatted text preview: a. Left = cellular map. And right = attributions map. 5.) Slide 3.2: you will never find a part of the brain working by itself with no network to other areas of the brian 6.) Slide 3.3: when you have a lesion, you break up a network. a. Memory function: Amnesia b. Lanaguge Function: Aphasia c. Visual-spatial Function – Agnosia d. Effects of perinatal stroke: i. Lsions that happen before birth ii. If they occurred in adults, it’d be very serious 7.) What happens when brain injury occurs early in life? a. 7.5: tremendous plasticity in developing brain i. Brains will adult to injury. Can develop alternative patterns of organization if early enough...
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