9-16 - linked to the impulsive, irrational behavior, which...

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Brain Know the four different lobes Temporal Lobe hearing auditory Occipital vision Parietal Lobe motor function spacial information object processing Frontal lobe higher forms of thinking planning Cerebral Cortex (another word for brain) Two Hemispheres they affect opposite sides of the body Corpus Callosum used for communication between the two hemispheres dense tract of fibers Cerebral lateralization Right hemisphere processes in a holistic manner, better for spatial formation Lefties' brains are less clearly lateralized Synaptogenesis and Synaptic Pruning The connections of the synapsis changes through out your life 2 years old is the height of synaptic connections because that's when you're learning all of the vocabulary motor skills learned at this age as well over time you will prune connections as they aren't needed Brain Maturation Adolescence increase in brain matter This second wave of synapse production and pruning may be
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Unformatted text preview: linked to the impulsive, irrational behavior, which is characteristic of adolescence Plasticity & Experience-Expectant She zipped through this slide, but touched on all of it. Pretty much just read from it. Vulnerability and plasticity vulnerabilty with regards to the first year of life they need to find someone they can trust it's hard to makeup for a lack of trust in the second year and beyond the first year is very important Plasticity ability to bounce back be able to re-route brain passageways Near Infrared Spectroscopy use near-infrared light rays and sensors to study brain function by collecting changes in blood flow NEARS uses changes in blood flow to tell us what part of the brain is being activated (Know this) Look at the slides for the articles We will be tested over them...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course PSYC 307 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.

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