Lecture 5 - Sept 16

Lecture 5 - Sept 16 - Sept. 16th, 2010 Lecture 5 -...

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Lecture 5 - Biological Foundations of Behavior Part II Objectives - defne the nervous system as an a centre-piece For sensory/perceptual processing - study the anatomy and physiology oF nerve cells - examine an example oF stimulus-physiology coupling - review an example oF physiology-behavior coupling - example oF brain-behavior relationship - explore the concept oF gene-environment interplay as a determinant oF behavior -aristotle: heart houses the seed For the soul (obviously he couldn’t be any more wrong. ..) -Galen believed it was spirits in the brain that provided soul -Descartes believed it was the brain with a ±uid From the pineal gland -Willis Basic Brain Structure - Parietal lobe - ²rontal Lobe - Temporal Lobe - Occipital lobe - nothing morphologically diFFerent between these places, we assigned names and sections - whole brain contains neurons Overview oF the Nervous System - the nervous system has 3 major components 1. central nervous system (brain and spinal chord) 2. peripheral nervous system (control oF extremities)
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