PSY 256 - Study Guide for Chapter 1
PSY 256 - Study Guide for Chapter 1 PSY 256
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Brain and Behavior PSY 256 Dr Rachel Kohman kohmanruncwedu Neuralimmune interactions Grain to Immune Fever Endoorine Sickness behaviors ANS Cognitive deficits Immune to Brain Cytokines Cytokines Immune system Neuroscience minor Research with faculty DIS 291 491 or 499 What should you do Attend lectures and take notes MWF 900 950 am Read the textbook Physiology of Behavior by Neil Carlson 11th edition Ask questions Office hours TL 30989 by appointment Logistics Attendance Classroom conduct UNCW honor code Cheating will result in a grade of zero for a given examquiz Grading Four exams includes final Exams are worth 90 of your final grade 0 All 4 drop lowest and each exam is worth 30 Only 3 grade based on all four exams each worth 225 Quizzes on Blackboard Worth 10 of your final grade Drop the lowest quiz score Extra credit for completing all quizzes include practise A1009334A 933390 3 89998633 B 86328333 B 833280 C 79997633 c 76327333 c 733270 o 69996633 D 6632 6333 D 633258 F 5799 or below How to calculate your grade 39 Quizzes 10 points per quiz possible 11 quizzes Add up points earned and divide by total possible points of quizzes 11 x 10 110 1010101010875882510 9625 96251101OO 875 Then multiply by 10 10 total weight of quizzes 875 x 10 8i total quiz points earned How to calculate your grade Exams if all 4 completed Add up the percent correct for your 3 highest exams Ex 78 85 82 237 Divide by 3 of exams and then multiply by 90 total weight of exams 2453 8166 8166 x 90 735 total exam points earned Add exam points to quiz points to get you grade 735 875 8225 B Course overview Introductory neuroanatomy Cells of the CNS structure function and communication Behavior Influence of brain on behavior and vice versa Sensory systems Biology of mental disorders ie psychopathology Neurological disorders Why study behavior Unpredictable Same event leads to different behaviors Understand disorders Mechanisms Treatments Historical views of the brain amp behavior Trepanation Burring a hole in the skull Injury convulsions mental illness or evil spirits Patients survived Mind vs Body Monism The mind is an emergent property of the physical body Dualism Body is physical but the mind soul is not Historical views of the brain amp behavior 39 Ancient Egyptians Cardiocentric view 39 Ancient Greeks Aristotle Mind soul interacted with the bodythr u the heart Hippocrates quotfather of medicine Four humors blood black bile yellow bile and phlegm lie is Ancient Romans 39 Galen 200 BC Physician for gladiators Described the ventricles system quotAnimal spirits fluid in ventricles Dualisms Ren Descartes Mind free will vs body reflexes Pineal gla nd E Animal spirits Controlled reflexive behaviors Animals as machines PE ELEMEE39I39EHLL L r ll a il h ilJpmxgeui Lim e ej Phrenology 39 Franz Gall Early 18005 The bumps on a persons head could tell us about their moral dispositions Localization of function Functional division of the brain Johannes lVIiiIIer 18011858 German physiologist Experimentation Doctrine of specific nerve energies All nerves carry same electrical signal Minna ml55m but perceive differently Pierre Flourens 17941867 Ablation lesion Localization of function Broca s aphasia Paul Broca 18241880 French neurologist Patient named TAN Broca s aphasia Speak production errors Wernicke s aphasia Speech comprehension errors quotYou know that smoodle pinkered and that I want to get him round and take care of him like you want before Karl Lashley 18901958 Searching for memory storage site a T I39f IquotI FE A i 39Li39EL l El39 E n g ra m m e m o ry t ra c e it l l I i Size of brain lesion determined behavioral outcome not location Memories stored diffusely in brain Behavioral neuroscience today The brain controls behavior Localization of function Memory formation and storage involves several brain regions Focus on the interaction between neural systems Experimental approach Model systems Cell culture computer animal 39 Generalization Does a phenomena occur across systems Reduction Complex processes are broken into smaller units Evolution Pages 1421 Included on quiz and test 1 Animal research Animal welfare vs animal rights PETA Animal liberation front ALF Alternatives to animal testing mandated by law Misconceptions about animal research Human use of animals 54 Northwestern Association for Biomedical Research Distribution of animals used in research 5 1 IE39E E Benefits of animal research Improved healthcare for humans Vaccines Smallpox cow tetanus horse rubella monkey anthrax sheep and rabies dog rabbit Medications Drugs for haemophilia cat penicillin mouse lithium rat guinea pig treatment for leprosy armadillo Surgical procedures open heart surgery and cardiac pacemakers dog Benefits of animal research cont 39 Improved veterinary care for animals E malaay lm me liar aaaaral Animal mammal awaa animal Em Hm l a rclrl ahim animal FEEearth atmams r u uiamr a luff F1 Hjliil r 719 r iJ quot5 SETH5155321 l lt a F ha hlzia nil ani rnla 1h have survived Eariaua diseasaa am the heart nrf Elm Fuundafliuri 39far39 inmaalinal Hmamh39s aampaign Euramurlin animal raaiaamh I39m iha aha u39f animals Myths about the brain People only use 10 of their brain People are quotleftbrained or quotrightbrained After development we do not grow new neurons You should read your date s skull to determine if they are a good person
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