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Lecture 4

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY100H1
Professor
Dan Dolderman
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 4stJanuary 31 Multiple brain sections responsible for sight Blind sight damage to occipital lobe reslults in lack of vision In certain regionMan is 100 blind In lab tests done The man still perceived visual world through amygdala Pictures of faces put in front of him he cant see the face Testers ask him what does he see and he makes a guess He ends up being right as the amygdala is still observing face One brain area responsible for human qualities like control emotions and good decisions is the prefrontal cortex in the frontal lobe Last area to develop Biggest area that differentiates us from other animalsdifferent parts of it process different between two areas One side is rational and the other emotionA good decision most people thinking is a purely rational decision Emotions bad most people think
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