21 November 2016
Overgeneralized Autobiographical Memory and Depression in Adolescents
Autobiographical memory is a memory system consisting of episodic memories (personal
experiences of people and events) in combination with semantic
December 3rd 2016
Memory In Everyday Life
Sleep Journal Summary
By keeping a sleep journal for this course Ive noticed many interesting things about my
sleep that I wouldnt have otherwise noticed. One of my major observations was the effects of
BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE FINAL STUDY GUIDE
Exam 1 TRUE/FALSE:
of ion (i.e. either Na or K) to pass
through their pore because the
1. Gap junctions pass ionic current
ions themselves are different
equally well in both directions
Behavioral Neuroscience - Memory 2
Strengthened connection - enduring
Such that in the future may be we get some stimulus
Partial reminder of thing that happened before
Activation of small part of that c
Behavioral Neuroscience Memory Part 1
How has memory approached?
Learning Acquisition process
Memory retention of learned information
Memory two types
1. Declarative memory : Facts, events, experiences we can consciously call u
The Muller-Lyer Effect
The Hermann Grid Illusion
General Principles of Sensory Processing
What is the point?
Sensation does NOT equal perception
Sensation - occurs when the receptors for sensory systems register
energy from the external environ
6.2 How Does Operant Conditioning Differ From
Reinforcement Increases Behavior
Skinners objection to Thorndikes law of effect: states of
satisfaction are not observable empirically coined term
7.1 What is Memory? (p.267-273)
Henry Molaison (HM) (1926-2008)
Suffered from epilepsy
Went into surgery in 1953; had parts of his medial temporal lobes
Seizures reduced but long-term memory severely affected
Retained information he
Abnormal behavior, thoughts, or feelings
Negative Impact! :-(
A few problems
Biological tests unknown
Clinical features often hard to quantify / identify
Early theories re: the brains FUNCTIONAL SEGREGATION
Central / Peripheral Nervous Systems
Five Divisions of the Adult Brain
Important structures within each
Three Customary Orientations for
Psychology as a Natural Science
1. The cell body connects the dendrites with the axon hillock. It has an
oval shaped structure with a nucleus that stores information. The cell body is the
site where the information from other n
Mind: The Gap
1 cannot grasp all that I am
There is a looming chasm between what your brain knows and
what your mind is capable of accessing. Consider the simple act
of changing lanes while driving a car. Try this: close your
Reading 3: ARE YOU A NATURAL"?
Bouchard,T., Lykken, D., McGue. M., Segal, N., &Tel|egen, A. [1990). Sources
of human psychological differences:The Minnesota study of twins reared apart.
Science, 250, 223229.
This study represents a relatively recent and o
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Reading 1 ONE BRAIN OR TWO?
Reading 2 MORE EXPERIENCE = BIGGER BRAIN
Reading 3 ARE YOU A "NATURALI'?
Reading 4 WATCH OUT FOR THE VISUAL CLIFF!
towaw." 'm mamasnut
early all general psycholog
General Principles of Sensory Processiog,
Touch, and Pain
Whatl llot? Whatl Hot?
-: rvas a lovely warm surnmer evening, perfect for an after-i-rurer stroll. It was nice to see the neighbors out puttering in
-:eir yards, or sitting on the porch sipping coo
The Quirks of Constancy
Even when we consciously know two lines are the same length, why cant we help seeing them as different?
BY VILAYANUR S. RAMACHANDRAN AND DIANE ROGERS-RAMACHANDRAN
and more bistable (individual disks are equally lik
Need a New Years Resolution? Choose to Believe In Free Will! | Cross-.
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394 Chapter 16 b Lateralization, Language, and the Split Brain
L01 Summarize early studies of cerebral lateralization of language.
L02 Describe the method used to demonstrate the hemispheric independence of visual experience in
The Testimony of the Senses:
What Is Experience Really Like?
One afternoon in the late 18005, the physicist and philosopher Ernst
Mach took a careful look at some uniformly colored strips of paper
placed next to each other. Be
Darwin Was Wrong About Dating - NYTimes.com
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