Cary Wolinsky/Gety Images
Neurons: The Origin of Behavior
Neurons: Cells in the nervous system that
communicate with one another to perform
Santiago Ramn y Cajal
used a Golgi stain (like the
one shown here) to highlight
Chad Baker/Gety Images
Consciousness: Persons subjective
experience of the world and the mind.
Phenomenology: How things seem to the
Problem of other minds: Fundamental difficulty
we have in perceiving the consciousness o
Our Senses Encode the Information Our
Sensation and perception are related but
Our Senses Encode the
Information Our Brains
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Thalamus: Relays and filters information from
the senses and transmits the information to
The thalamus receives inputs from all the major
senses except ?.
Hypothalamus: Regulates ?
Also part of the Limbic System ? center
Perceiving Depth and Size
Monocular depth cues: Aspects of a scene that yield
information about depth when viewed with only ?
Relative size, familiar size, texture gradient, interposition,
Binocular disparity (depth cues): Difference in