Recitation Extra Notes

Recitation Extra Notes - Annie Park Intro to Psychology...

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Annie Park Intro to Psychology V89.001 Fall 2011 Professor Edgar E. Coons Projection and Association Regions in the Brain -areas in the brain where brain tissue seems to form a map of sensory information -sensory projection areas - receive and interpret information from sense organs (eyes, ear, tongue, nose, skin) -motor projection areas - control our behavior and our motor actions *both can be characterized by three main descriptions: 1. both are almost always contralateral to the body parts they represent 2. typographically organized in the same sequence as body parts they represent 3. both are proportional in size to the usage importance for each body part they represent (see handouts and find examples) -association areas - areas that have to do with thinking (not very specific) Cordical Damage apraxia - caused by lesion in the frontal lobe -causes serious disturbances in the initation and/or organization of voluntary actions -disconnection between primary and non primary motor areas of the brain (e.g. may strike a match repeatedly without realizing that it is lit - disorganization in
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