Psychology Study Guide (continued):
Consciousness and Duel Processing
∙ The brain’s ability to be flexible and to adapt and change shape ∙ Grows with experience
Connecting the Hemispheres:
∙ Corpus callosum: white matter (myelination) that connects the 2 hemispheres and controls communication
∙ Split brain: Corpus callosotomy epilepsy can lead to “split brain syndrome” ties severed between the left and right hemisphere ∙ Shows conscious experience vs. unconscious experience ∙ Lateralization=certain things are more dominant in one hemisphere compared to the other
∙ The 2 hemispheres are stronger together!
Determinants of Awareness:
∙ Neural communication and attention—ex: being hyperfocused on one thing and missing other things
∙ Higher vs. lower ordered pathways blind sight, patient DF Levels of Awareness:
∙ Level of awareness depends on state of the body We also discuss several other topics like What is the smallest stimulus that you can detect?
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∙ Brain activity regularly changes (activity very low during sleep) ∙ Depends on brain waves