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Class Notes for PSYC3318 at University of Western Australia

Perception and Sensory Neuropsychology

PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Nail Polish, Primary Olfactory Cortex, Piriform Cortex

Basal cells develop into new receptors- 350 different types Orbitofrontal cortex- piriform cortex (primary olfactory cortex) Signals go direct to cortex and not via the thalamus Detecting odour intensity- dogs have 1-4 ...

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PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Basilar Membrane, Cochlear Implant, Tectorial Membrane

Critical components of organ of corti Inner hair cells pear shaped, tips of stereocilia float free in endolymph, responsible for transducing sound into neural signals, connected to type 1 auditory nerve fibers Outer hair c...

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PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Sine Wave, Musical Tone, Absolute Threshold

Physical and perceptual dimensions of sound Sound waves waves of pressure changes in air caused by the vibrations of a source Cycle in a sound wave a cycle is a repeating segment of air pressure changes Three different dim...

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PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Inhibitory Postsynaptic Potential, Occipital Lobe, Cerebral Hemisphere

Binding of neurons at excitatory synapses causes sodium ions to enter the neuron and create an excitatory post synaptic potential Binding of neurons at inhibitory synapses cause chloride ion channels to open allowing chlor...

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PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Golgi Tendon Organ, Muscle Spindle, Nociception

Assessing spatial thresholds Threshold smaller on finger tips and lips and larger on arms legs and torso Tactile perception- perceiving mechanical stimulation of the skin Perceiving pleasant touch New research suggests t...

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PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Gustav Fechner, Absolute Threshold, Psychometric Function

Organisms have observable characteristics called phenotypes Phenotypes result from a genetic code called a genotype carried in DNA The genetic code is transmitted in DNA from one generation to the next Gustav Fechner relat...

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PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Inferior Temporal Gyrus, Temporal Lobe, Visual Agnosia

Recognition best for learnt view points views40 degrees of trained view points Single neurons in inferotemporal cortex respond differently to different views Distict view specific representations Challenges forview based t...

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PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Visual Acuity, Pixilation, Absolute Threshold

Psyc 3318 Notes Different animals have different means of detecting light some insects can detect polarised light Eagles have extremely high visual acuity 2.3 times human levels Owls system designed to work under low light...

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PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Lateral Geniculate Nucleus, Detection Theory, Visual Field Test

Visual Perimetry Lesions can cause selective visual function losses Riddoch 1917 motion perception can be unaffected in a scotoma Braak et al 1971 found subjects who had no lateral geniculate nucleus still showed op to kin...

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PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Binocular Summation, Binocular Disparity, Monocular Vision

Binocular Vision The problem at hand Euclidian geometry parallel lines remain parallel as they are extended in space objects maintain the same size and shape as they move around in space internal angles of a triangle alway...

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PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Methods Of Contour Integration, Spatial Frequency, Retina

Ventral pathway the task Image local features shape representation object representation Craik O Brien cornsweet illusion Antagonistic centre surround receptive fields in retina dLGN or V1 simple cells enhance edges contra...

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PSYC3318 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Lateral Geniculate Nucleus, Color Theory, Wavelength

Trichromatic theory Trichromary the theory that the color of any light is defined in our visual system by the relationships of 3 numbers, the otuputs of 3 receptor types now known to the 3 cones Young Helmholtz theory Meta...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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