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Lecture

Lecture 1


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYB65H3
Professor
Ted Petit

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PSYB65- LECTURE 01: INTRODUCTION
Read book normal vs. Diseases brain function
2 exams midterm (40%) & final (60%) - on both textbook & lecture
oNon cumulative if midterm written
oCumulative if midterm not written
Lecture slides on intranet or www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~psyb65
NERVOUS SYSTEM
2 major parts Central & Peripheral Nervous System ( CNS & PNS)
CNS brain & spinal cord
PNS- all other nerves expect of brain & spinal that serves rest of body all the
nerves that goes out from the brain & spinal cord
No dividing line/ part b/w brain & spinal cord
oSpinal cord simply goes into the foramen magnum (hole in the back of brain)
& continues on to the brain
BRAIN
When looking at brain see mostly cerebral cortex & cerebellum but there is a lot
you cant see
In turns of Overall organization humans brain look similar to that of rats, mice,
cats
oOverall organization forebrain, midbrain, hindbrain
Forebrain also known as Telencephalon/ Diencephalon
Midbrain also known as Mesencephalon
Hindbrain also known as Metencephalon/ Myelencephalon
1St Hindbrain (from the back)
Gold/orange colour base (fairly simple) back of brain sometime talk about it as
brain stem
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