2.14.12 Neurons

2.14.12 Neurons - neuroscientist Used Ox Brains to reveal...

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Human Brain “Consciousness is the  greatest but least  understandable  achievement of the  brain.” Roger W. Sperry,  PhD
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Human Brain “Before brains there  was no color and no  sound in the universe,  nor was there any  flavor or aroma and  probably little sense  and no feeling and no  emotion…” Roger W. Sperry, PhD 
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Human Brain The brain illustrates  the environment… Example: vision Blade of grass Flower
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Human Brain “Before brains, the  play still took place,  but the seats in the  theatre were empty;  there were no  appreciative  audiences, no  discussions, and no  later reminiscences.”
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Aristotle Concept of Mind  What, how, and where is  the mind? mind
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Church Ventricles in  Philosophia  naturalis, 1506 ( Albertus  Magnus)
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Leonardo da Vinci (as 
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Unformatted text preview: neuroscientist) Used Ox Brains to reveal the real structure of the ventricles… Rene’ Descartes Origins of neuroscience perspective › Descartes › “amusement park” mind Dualism Pineal Gland Dualism Mind Rational (objective) Autonomous (I) Self (I) Body Irrational/emotional (subjective) Determined Non-Self Monism 2.14.12 Mirror Neurons VS Ramachandran on TED › http://www.ted.com/talks/vs_ramachandran_the_neur Neurons can exist in one of 3 states Neurons can exist in one of 3 states A. the “resting” state C. the “active” state › neuron is firing › “All-or-None Law” action potential E. the resting or “refractory” state A B C Neurons can exist in one of 3 states Neurons can exist in one of 3 states...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course PYSC 503 taught by Professor Mr.harrod during the Spring '12 term at South Carolina.

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2.14.12 Neurons - neuroscientist Used Ox Brains to reveal...

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