Lecture 2 PSYCH 254
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Date Created: 02/09/16
Lecture 2 Wilder Penfield observed following: Recall of memories when back of cortex was stimulated Sensation in various body parts in response to topographical stimulation of somatosensory cortex Used 3-volt battery attached to probe Epilepsy surgery PET scans reveal specific brain regions activated by a given task Sight Sound Touch Speech Two schools of thought Dualism-mind/body (on brain) are separate Ex: Plato “father of western Dualism” Rene Descartes Monism- the mind is the result of brain functioning and follows physical laws Ex: Leonardo de Vinci (1452-1519) “mind is a product of the brain” Idea of Consciousness Can be altered by changes in brain chemistry; ability to communicate Right parietal lobe Cutting corpus collosum helps epilepsy “split brain patient”
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