PSYCHOLOGY DAY 7

PSYCHOLOGY DAY 7 - PSYCHOLOGY DAY 7 Skull Duramatter...

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PSYCHOLOGY DAY 7 Skull Duramatter Cerebrospinal fluid Ventricle The spinal cord The hierarchical brain o Evolution of the human brain has been occurring for perhaps 500 million years o Brain stem Controls basic survival processes (breathing and heart rate) Develops first in fetus o More recently evolved structures (cerebrum) Involved in thinking and reasoning Develops after brain stem in fetus Forebrain o Limbic system o Cerebrum Cerebral hemispheres 2 specialized halves (left and right) connected by the corpus collosum cerebral cortex 2/3 cm thick sheet of cells that form the outer layer of the human brain 80% of human brain tissue quality of life thought, memory, perception frontal lobe temporal lobe occipital lobe parietal lobe broca’s area wernicke’s area primary motor cortex primary sensory cortex o Thalamus Sensory switchboard Where all of info from brain stem is relayed and distributed to the
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 1000 taught by Professor Fazakas-dehoog during the Spring '11 term at UWO.

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