Psychology Review - Right Brain: Sp atial processing Left...

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Applied Research vs. Basic Research Applied Research: Answers specific questions Basic Research: More fundamental questions, curious Case Study - Single person - rare - how generalizability Double Blind - APA Ethics Principles 1. Benefience (Do no harm) 2. Responsibility 3. Integrity 4. Justice 5. Respect Brain Imaging Techniques (pg. 83-85) fMRI- Blood flow (determining which part of the brain is active) PET – measures glucose concentration CT – X-ray, brain structure EEG – Measures large groups of neurons (think electrodes on scalp!)
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Unformatted text preview: Right Brain: Sp atial processing Left Brain: Language Adaptation: Diminished sensitivity to a stimulus that doesnt change. Absolute Threshold: Lowest intensity to detect stimulus at least 50% of the time. Top-Down Processing: Sensory information is processed using pre-existing knowledge and ideas. Bottom-Up Processing: Sensor information gathered in pieces and made into whole picture Brocas Aphasia:- Slurred speech Wernikes Aphasia:- Speech is fine, but does not make sense....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Passer during the Spring '07 term at University of Washington.

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