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psychology psych 101

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prefrontal cortex mental
motor cortex movement
pariental cortex samotosensory
occipital cortex vision
temporal cortex sound
where are the prefrontal, motor, pariental, occipital and temporal cortex's located? cerebral cortex
left hemisphere assosiation cortex mainly focuses on what? reading, writing, and speech
right hemisphere assosiation cortex mainly focuses on what? familiar objects and body sphere
in sound based language function, the primary auditiory cortex, wernicke's area, borca's area and motor cortex do what? primary auditory cortex- detects the sound wernicke's -meaning (comprehension) borca's - grammer motor- mouth movement
in sight based language function, the primary visual cortex, angular gyrus, wernicke's area, borca's area and motor cortex do what? primary visual cortex- pattern angular gyrus- read wernecke's- meaning broca's- grammer motor- hand movement
limbic system consists of? and what do they do? hypothalamus- homeostasis, endocrine glands, basic human drives (food, sex) hypocampus- memory amygdala- emotion connected memory
brain stem consists of? and what do they do? medulla- mental cerebelum- movement thalamus- sensory reticular formation- processes neuron info to CNS
what's agnosia? unrecognized familiar objects
what's prosopagnosia? unrecognized familiar people
what's commissurotomy? treatment of epilepsy --> split brain research --> serves the corpus collosum
what happens when you server the corpus callosum? ends connection b/w left and right hemispheres. left hemisphere always denies awareness but the right processes the information
what's neglect syndrome? person lack's awareness of one side of the body
what's fMRI? measures how well the brain is functioning based on how fast it processes information
what is seen in left brain superiority? reading, writing, speaking, fact based problem solving, positive emotion, complex thinking and calculations
what is seen in right brain superiority? recognition/ display of emotions, spatial recognition, musical abilities, negative emotion, intuition based problem solving
what's gaba, ne/da, END, sht and ach? gaba- alc ne/da- cocaine END- oxycotin, heroin sht- melatonin ach- nicotine
how's brain superiority related to which hand you right with? L hand= R superiority R hand- L superiority
when seeing an object, how does the R side of the brain analyze it vs. the L side? R notices form, left notices function
what's the reticular formation? deals with sleep-wake cycle
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