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slide 1 Why do psychologists study the brain? slide 2 Understanding the binding problem http://www.thomsonedu.com/psychology/kalat Perceptual representations depend on distributed neural codes for relaying the parts and properties of objects. Some mechanism is needed to 'bind' the information relating to each object and to distinguish it from others. Anne Treisman, 1996
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slide 3 Why do we need binding? • To find the orange square!! slide 4 Why would the part of the brain important for spatial attention (parietal lobe) also be relevant to binding?
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slide 5 Which is true? A) The peripheral nervous system is part of the central nervous system B) The somatic nervous system is part of the peripheral nervous system C) The parasympathetic nervous system is part of the somatic nervous system D) None of the above 7 slide 6
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slide 7 2 ways to think about anatomy: •FIRST ONE IS: One area at a time You need to be able to identify the different lobes of the cerebral hemispheres, the cerebellum, and
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