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Psychology 1101 chapter 2

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Psychology 1101 chapter 2 Psych 1101

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Intro to General Psychology
Dr. Tim Flemming
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This 1 page Bundle was uploaded by jasmine gresham on Thursday January 21, 2016. The Bundle belongs to Psych 1101 at Georgia State University taught by Dr. Tim Flemming in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 34 views. For similar materials see Intro to General Psychology in Psychlogy at Georgia State University.


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Date Created: 01/21/16
Chapter 2 Neuroscience: Biology and the Brain Medulla- control vital functions (breathing, heart rate, reflexes) Cerebellum-control motor coordination Hypothalamus-control eating drinking and sex, also emotions and stress Cerebral cortex-(forebrain) control thinking and learning Hippocampus- memory Basal Ganglia-control coordination voluntary movements (bicycle, texting). Injury to this neuron leads to Parkinson Disease Occipital lobe-back of head, used for visual (color, shape, motion) Temporal Lobe-for hearing, language process, memory) Frontal lobe-behind forehead, for personality, intelligence, control of voluntary muscles Prefrontal cortex-for planning, reasoning and self-control Parietal Lobes-spatial location, attention, motor control. Use for distance and multitask Somatosensory cortex-body sensation Motor cortex-voluntary movement Association cortex-intellectual functions, thinking, problem solving Broca’s area (Wemicke’s area) production of speech and language Corpus- left side of the brain works for the right side of the body, and the Right side of the brain works for the left side of the body Left brain hemisphere-focus on language Neurogenesis, the process by which new neurons are generated.


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