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PSYB65H3 Lecture Notes - Foramen Magnum, Informa, Brainstem


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYB65H3
Professor
Ted Petit

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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)