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Week 4, Lecture 1 (08/30) - Includes Prof's 'exam review'

by: Leslea Motley

Week 4, Lecture 1 (08/30) - Includes Prof's 'exam review' 4100

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Notes cover the lecture's (08/30) discussion: - Last week's activity (fMRI, EEG/ERP's, TMS info) - Professor BRIEFLY reviewed format of exam
Cognitive Psychology
Kara Dyckman
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brain, imaging, Techniques, cognition, cognitive, Psychology, exam
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This 5 page Class Notes was uploaded by Leslea Motley on Monday August 29, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 4100 at University of Georgia taught by Kara Dyckman in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 2 views. For similar materials see Cognitive Psychology in Psychology (PSYC) at University of Georgia.


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Date Created: 08/29/16
8/31/16 3:00:00 PM FROM LAST CLASS ACTIVITY (08/25) How It Works Relate to AP Advantages Disadvantages fMRI Measuring blood Surrogate signal; neurons fire Good spatial Timing resolution, oxygenation à blood flow resolution (has bad temporal millimeter resolution; requires resolution so can special room determine which because of magnetic general area the field action takes place) EEG/ERPs Electrodes placed on Post-synaptic potential on Very good Poor spatial scalp, dendrites (records the effect or temporal resolution, recording A continuous recording, result of the action potential) resolution, can from scalp, 2D EEG’s used for this in present a stimulus coverage, so cannot sleep studies; ERPs are and observe determine exact more commonly used for changing electrical location of signal, research purposes signal milliseconds and signal gets later; does not have smeared and not to be kept in a sure if its near specific room electrode or deeper in brain TMS Magnetic field to inhibit Take magnetic field – induce Gives you different More invasive than specific area of brain it inside brain causing electric types of other tests stimulation; Induces current information, can and excites neurons, the help determine neurons fire an AP period of ‘cause & effect’ inhibition – tells us if part of the brain being stimulated is necessary for the certain task •   fMRI:                       •   EEG/ERP’s:       How  EEG’s  work:   How  ERP’s  work  with  EEG:                                                 •   TMS:   *Potential  treatment  for  depression,  research  done  at  Emory  for  this.                                         •   Activity   •   Exam   o   Skip  section  1.6  reading   o   40  questions,  short  essay  questions,  couple  diagrams  to  draw  and  label     o   Know  basic  brain  anatomy  –  lobes  and  their  general  specialization     8/31/16 3:00:00 PM 8/31/16 3:00:00 PM


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