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Class Notes for PSYC30018 at University of Melbourne

Neuroscience and the Mind

PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 22 - Basal forebrain, White matter, Random sequence

Selective attention cognitive processes that enable organisms to process relevant inputs, thoughts or actions while ignoring irrelevant or distracting ones Voluntary selective attention top-down, goal-direct...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 9 - Strange Behaviour, Neural substrate, Neurophysiology

Introduction and colour vision (Lecture 9) How does the brain work Are our experiences represented locally or in a distributed manner? Does every sensation have a (group of) neuron(s) dedicated to it? ...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 24 - Classical conditioning, Instrumental and value-rational action, Tufted capuchin

Anxiety and depression prevalence rates 17.5% Australians reported having a mental or behavioural condition o Anxiety-related conditions 11.2% of population o Mood disorders 9.3% o 5.1% ...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 21 - Angular gyrus, Contrast (vision), Superior temporal sulcus

Voluntary spatial attention Posner Cueing Task o Measures endogenous attention, because the orienting of attention to the cue is driven by the subjects goals, rather than merely its physical features and the salienceof the...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 23 - Dopaminergic, Basal ganglia, Prefrontal cortex

Defining habits The exhibition of a learned behaviour that is insensitive to changes in the rewarding outcomes Common features of habit learning in humans and animals o Repeated responding tha...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 17 - Neuropathology, Habituation, Motor neuron disease

Limbic system o James Papez (1937) First proposed a circuit theory of emotion processing in the brain Network of brain regions including the hypothalamus, thalamus, cingulate and hippocampus ...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 13 - Norepinephrine, Citalopram, Neuroimaging

Cognitive neuroscience methods used to examine cognitive control Cognitive control (top-down) Ability to orchestrate thought and action in accordance with internal goals o Conscious int...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 16 - Insular cortex, Schizophrenia, Middle frontal gyrus

Core concepts o Neurons communicate using both electrical and chemical signals The plasticity of chemical synaptic transmission provides a cellular basis for learning and memory Com...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 18 - Cognitive therapy, Pharmacotherapy, Clinical trial

Depression o Epidemiology 5% annual prevalence; 8% lifetime risk Higher diagnosis rate in females than in males Leading cause of years lived with disability o Current treatments ...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 19 - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Plasticity (physics), Animal cognition

Cognitive model of working memory Three-component model proposed by Baddeley and Hitch (1974), comprising of a control system (central executive) and two storage components (sketchpad and loop...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 15 - Insular cortex, Yohimbine, Lorazepam

Cognitive neuroscience methods examining the executive function of performance monitoring o Performance monitoring Dynamic human behaviour requires feedback on the appropriateness of behaviour ...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 14 - Orbitofrontal cortex, Sensation Seekers (film), Striatum

Drug-related stimuli Salience o Drugs, like natural rewards such as sex, food and water, produce euphoria by over- activating pleasure/limbic centres in the brain, via the release of dopamine in t...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 4 - Halle Berry, Occipital lobe, Fusiform face area

Neural basis of face processing in humans Human adaptation Tsao & Livingstone (2008) faces adapt just like neurons Adaptation with sustained stimulation, neurons typically reduce the am...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 3 - Rossion Q1, Prosopagnosia, Fusiform gyrus

What makes faces special? Paradoxical image effects Tiny image differences may fundamentally change the identity and emotion of faces Yet big image differences may have no effect on identit...

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PSYC30018 Lecture Notes - Spring 2018 Lecture 7 - Ester, Intraparietal sulcus, Prefrontal cortex

Non-human primates and our understanding of neural mechanisms of number processing Why study non-human primates (from Lecture 6) Basic number processing does not require language processing ...

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Sacral Plexus, Lumbar Plexus, Sympathetic Ganglion

pe rm a ch ar ts MT Spinal Cord 2nd EDITION Figure ...

ANAT - Anatomy
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Viral Meningitis, Epidural Hematoma, Meningococcal Disease

p er m a ch a rts MT NNervous System Disorders 2nd EDITION ...

ANAT - Anatomy
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Acute Stress Reaction, Abnormal Psychology, Conversion Disorder

permacharts MT Abnormal Psychology 2nd EDITION INTRODUCTION ...

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Operant Conditioning Chamber, Sigmund Freud, Classical Conditioning

permacharts MT College Psychology College Psychology 2nd EDITION ...

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Penis Envy, Anal Retentiveness, Castration Anxiety

permacharts TM Developmental Psychologyy 2nd EDITION INFANCY ...

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