What did the ‘sticky mitten experience show? (p. 154-155) Manipulated objects easier and looked at the objects longerThose trained with sticky mittens for 10 min a day over two weeks showed advances in their reaching behavoirAccording to your text, at what age do children prefer a pencil to crayon (p. 155)?Age 7Nervous system development / Growth & biological Aging Ch. 3Lateralization -specializations of each hemisphere, know some specifics about lateralization. -Two hemispheresoFrontal, parietal, temporal, occipital lobes in each-Normally Connected -Corpus callosum-Specialization of each hemisphere create asymmetry-Input is crossed.-Motor output is crossed.-Visual input is crossedoLeft visual field to RIGHT brainoRight visual field to Left-brain
Left BrainRight Brain- sequential, step by step- laughter (happy brain)- logic, thinking-reasons- language: speech- lists- (controls right hand)-Simultaneous processing-Emotional-Faces-Mute-Pictures/spatial-Controls left handWhat is the corpus callosum, plasticity (re-wiring, example p. 97), corpus callosum: connection between the two hemispherersknow results of Rosenzweig’s and Greenough’s experiments. Neuron proliferation, migration, aggregation/organization and differentiation, which process is most affected by alcohol . . .by radiation? Know about synaptogenesis & myelination (p.95) and pruning. Nervous system development: neural plate, neural tube, neural crest cells, CNS, PNS . Anencephaly, spina bifida. What happens in the nervous system during the third trimester & first 1-2 yrs. of life? Know height & weight changes across the lifespan. What is puberty, menarche, semenarche (p. 85)? What are the order of changes in puberty in girls? In boys (p. 84)? Whose growth spurt occurs first? When are physical peaks and beginning of decline (p 88). Menopause & andropause (p. 90). Complete charts below.Brain Development & Brain weight (text p. 95 & lecture):AgeBrain weightBirth_____% of adult weight2 yrs_____% of adult weight5 yrs_____% of adult weightGrowth (p. 84 & lecture):Average weight/length at birth_____/_____Growth rate in first year_____Average weight at age 2_____Growth rate from 2yrs to puberty_____Whose adolescent growth spurt is first? (boys or girls?)Nervous system. (p. 92-101) Neuron, basic parts/functions. CNS: Brain & spinal cord. PNS: Motor, sensory & autonomic nerves (lecture). Know a few basic functions of the 4 lobes (frontal, parietal, temporal occipital) and the cerebellum (text & lecture). What about the adolescent brain (lecture & p. 97-98& box p. 99)? Know specializations of the left and right hemispheres, which visual field sends information to each hemisphere and which side of the body each hemisphere controls.
States of Consciousness & Sleep (Ch 3 & lecture)Know the states of consciousness covered in lecture.
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