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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB65H3
Professor
Zachariah Campbell
Semester
Fall

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1 PSYB65H3 Human Brain & Behaviour: Course Notes Lecture 1: Introduction • psychology has a long past, but only a short history because the written records of human behaviour is limited The History of Neuropsychology: • Trephination- surgical procedure; reasons=medical-relieve pressure; magical- relieve possession of soul • Western Civilization: Philosophy • • Natural Sciences • Ancient Egyptian, Greek & Roman Thinkers: • Nature and locus of the mind Advances in mathematics and philosophy • • Early Greek Medicine: • Prior to 500 BCE, medical practice was controlled by priests/templar physicians • Alcmaeon of Croton: Looked at human body by objectively dissected animals, with plan of getting rid of templar • physicians; established medical school; holistic approach • Hippocrates (460-377 BCE): • Founder of Modern Medicine; brain hypothesis, contralateral organization [brain], epilepsy If right side of brain injured, left side of body affected and vice versa [contralateral • organization] • Aristotle (384-322 BCE): • philosopher; psyche- nonmaterial [non-biological], human thought, perception and emotion, theological, psyche=”mind”, position of mentalism • empiricist; cardiocentric; Life: Ladder of Creation • Galen (130-200ACE): • Physician/Anatomist Brain hypothesis; ventricular localization; bodily flui
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