New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

PSY 2502

by: Upasana Raja

PSY 2502 2502

Upasana Raja

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

Chapter 1 A brief history of cognitive neuroscience If you have questions let me know :)
Cognitive Neuroscience
David Waxler
cognitive, neuroscience, Psychology
75 ?




Popular in Cognitive Neuroscience

Popular in Psychology

This 2 page Bundle was uploaded by Upasana Raja on Monday September 12, 2016. The Bundle belongs to 2502 at Temple University taught by David Waxler in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 7 views. For similar materials see Cognitive Neuroscience in Psychology at Temple University.


Reviews for PSY 2502


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 09/12/16
P a g e | 1 Chapter 1: A brief history of cognitive neuroscience  cognitive neuroscience o study of mental activities along with neural activities  phrenology o character and mental activities of the brain can be found by tapping on the skull by which was misused by charlatans (frauds)  Franz Joseph Gall o founder of phrenology  later on, Marie-Jean-Pierre continued Gall’s work o found that different activities are controlled by different parts of the brain  Pierre was the founder of aggregate field theory o When a particular behavior takes place, entire brain takes part in assimilating the information and occupies same space in the organs of the cerebral system o Localization o John Hughlings Jackson  neurologist, who is known for his localizationist view o one of his findings was in patients who experienced seizers had changes in their muscle characteristics; this formed a pattern known as topographic maps  found in cerebral cortex of the brain  Cytoarchitectonics o in simple word it is called cellular architecture o which means, studying the tissues when they are stained to observer the cellular organization  example: area 17 and area 18 have different visual characteristics was found by Brodmann o other anatomists who contributed their work in this field were: Oskar Vogt, Valdimir Betz, Theodor Meynert, Constantin von Economo, Gerhardt von Bonin, and Percival Bailey  Camillo Golgi o Italian physician o best known for his staining method- the black reaction o this was used to study the structure of the an individual neuron  Santiago Ramon y Cajal o considered the father of modern neuroscience P a g e | 2 o continued using Golgi’s stain methodology, Cajal  syncyium o Golgi said cytoplasm was shared by the entire brain  neuron doctrine o Cajal found out about the neuron’s nature


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

75 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."

Amaris Trozzo George Washington University

"I made $350 in just two days after posting my first study guide."

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.