o aka phrenology
o presented by Gall
o the idea that the shape of the skull and its various bumps could indicate
specific mental abilities and character traits depending on the location of
o established by Flourens
Study Guide for Cog Neuro Module 2012
All readings including 2 articles (Bechara; Figner).
All Lecture Notes
Lab Demos: Please complete CCT task for lab if you have not. There may be
questions on the task.
The Exam will be a closed book, in class exam. Th
Henry Gustav Molaison no memory after operation
What is memory?
3 stage model: sensory input sensory memory (unattended = info is quickly
lost) attention working (short-term memory) (unrehearsed = info is quickly
lost) encoding long term memory (some inf
Synaptic transmission refers to underlying processes that govern communication
between neurons. Neuropharmacologists are interested in these processes because
at a fundamental level most psychoactive drugs exert their pharmacological and
NEUR 095 Foundations of Neuroscience
Final Exam Study Guide Questions
We took a very reductionist view of a simple form of learning: sensitization of the gill
withdrawal reflex in the sea slug, Aplysia.
a. Relate the cha