PSYB65H3 Lecture Notes - Foramen Magnum, Informa, Brainstem

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COURSE INFORMATION: PSYB65
- INSTRUCTOR = TED PETIT
- 2hr lec, 10 min breaks
- course website:
http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~ps
yb65/CourseNotes/PSYB65.ht
ml
- course outline on intranet
- e-mail:
psyb65@utsc.utoronto.ca
PROFESSOR
- can ask qns during, after
class
- do not e-mail via prof's e-mail
for course content related info
- qns ans'ed by one of
two TAs
- if unsatisfied w/ ans,
then can go see PROF.
TAs
- Rodrigo (black-skinned)
- David (asian guy)
(will post OH's on
intranet)
PSYB65 - what is this
course
- designed for psy
students
- for ppl who want to
know about human brain
& how it controls behav
- how to deal w/ patients
that have brain dmg,
diseases
- intro lvl
- will be reminded briefly
of pre-req concepts in
beg. of lec.
- this course doesn't get
deep into receptor lvl
(ex) synapses at
subcellular lvl
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COURSE INFORMATION:PSYB65
PROF
- doesn't read lec notes
- 2 exams in this course
- expeted to know
course content
- eth from lec's, eth
from txtbooks
- will give enough info
that when go to book, it
will make sense
- but additional
details in book that're
impt, so need to learn
them
- txtbook portion, and lec
portion in exam
TXT
- most intro lvl
- wrt course, we cover
diff. chap's at diff times
(=> do not cover in
order)
NOTE ABOUT
LECTURE SECTIONS
- can swap b/ween
LEC60, LEC01 (go to
classroom) anytime
HUMAN BRAIN
- comprises of neurons firing
electrochem. impulses
>- create thoughts, feelings,
emotions & consc.
FOCUS OF THIS COURSE
- not on synap. structure & fcn
- will talk about ppl who have
strokes, tumours, MS, psychiatric
disorder (schizophren, depressin),
- what happens when ppl take
drugs (
- what do certain drug do to brain;
- what do things that alter human
consc do to brain)
FOCUS: humans, not animals
- no discussion of expts on
animals, but rather humans,
human brain
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COURSE INFORMATION: PSYB65
FORMAT
- will typically be talking about how brain is orgzed about a speicifc fcn
>- how do we control our muscles, how do we see/hear, and once this is
explained in normal situation, then moves towards what happens in
abnormal situation (pathology)
- ex. cp. normal case to that of an accident/stroke; what is going wrong
w/ patient?
DISCUSSION
- will talk about sys (human brain sys),
- then what happens when there
>- is dmg to it,
>- or disease comes on,
>- or self-inflicted alterations (drug use)
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Document Summary

Qns ans"ed by one of two tas. If unsatisfied w/ ans, then can go see prof. David (asian guy) (will post oh"s on intranet) Do not e-mail via prof"s e-mail for course content related info. For ppl who want to know about human brain. How to deal w/ patients that have brain dmg, diseases. Will be reminded briefly of pre-req concepts in beg. of lec. This course doesn"t get deep into receptor lvl (ex) synapses at subcellular lvl. Wrt course, we cover diff. chap"s at diff times (=> do not cover in order) Will give enough info that when go to book, it will make sense. But additional details in book that"re impt, so need to learn them. Txtbook portion, and lec portion in exam. Will talk about ppl who have strokes, tumours, ms, psychiatric disorder (schizophren, depressin), What happens when ppl take drugs ( What do certain drug do to brain;

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