02_Cognitive_Neuroscience

Thick site of thinking and cognition sensorymotor

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Unformatted text preview: Attempts to design computers that simulate human cognition Development of techniques to study brain structure and function   Cerebral hemispheres   Corpus Callosum   Cerebral cortex (about 1/4 inch thick)   Site of thinking and cognition   Sensory ­Motor Areas   Localization of function   Specific mental processes are correlated with discrete regions of the brain   Hemispheric Specialization   Each lobe of the brain has specialized functions 5  Frontal   Reasoning & Planning  Parietal   Touch, Temperature, Pain, & Pressure  Temporal   Auditory & Perceptual processing  Occipital   Visual processing 6   Cerebral hemispheres   Corpus Callosum   Cerebral cortex (about 1/4 inch thick)   Site of thinking and cognition   Sensory ­Motor Areas   Contralateral processing Function Left Hemisphere Auditory system Sounds related to language Right hemisphere Music, environmental sounds Spatial processes Unknown Geometry, direction sense, mental rotation of geometric forms Somatosensory sys Unknown Tactile recognition, Braille detection Memory Verbal memory Nonverbal memory Language pro...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2014 for the course PSYCH 228 taught by Professor Broaders during the Winter '11 term at Northwestern.

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