PSY205 2 - Hans Berger The Electric-Encephalo-Graph (EEG)...

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PSY205 2/8/11 05:27 Consciousness: interal and external awareness Maontignac, France: Evolutionary emergence? 3 teenagers scared by war go into woods w/ dog dog falls in hole Lascaux Caves Julian Jaynes (bicameral mind) The Iliad (Homer 800 BC) John R. Searle “consciousness if the emergent property of the brain” MOVIE Neutrons fire 40 times/second The Study of Conscoiusness Study the conditions when it is altered or absent:  Coma, sleep, chem. Included changes Coma Where is the neural control? Federic Bremer Cat experiemtn (instion) Cerceau Esde (above pons) Coma, brain activity flat lines Encephala Esole (below pons) *Ascneding Reticular Activating System (ARAS)
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Sleep Circadian Phythms Circadian Pace Maker The superchiasmatic nucleus (SCN): responsible for length of cycle Pineal Gland: Produces melatonin Released between 9PM -7AM
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Unformatted text preview: Hans Berger The Electric-Encephalo-Graph (EEG) Beta waves (Aroused)-faster than Alpha, lower voltage Alpha waves (relaxed wakefulness) 10 cycles/sec Theta waves sleeping, spikes Delta waves deep sleep, large waves REM waves dreaming RAM sleep- Rapid Eye Movement The study of sleep becomes possible Michael Jouvet: two types of sleep A. slow wave sleep Immune repsonce (sleep 5 ours a night minimum) Growth hormone B. REM sleep Consolidation Appetite Structural maturation Altered States of Consciousness History: Animals Mushrooms 1500bc, alcohol 10,000 BC, Marijuana 2800 BC, Opium 2000 BC Birth of psychopharmacology 1951- Henri Laborit Psychopharmacology Pharmacon: cure or poison Psychopharmacology= study of drugs w/ behavioral effects Classes of Psychoactive drugs Stimulants - 05:27 05:27...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course PSY 205 taught by Professor Palfai during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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