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Psychology
Course
Psychology 1000
Professor
Dr.Mike
Semester
Fall

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Sept 6, 2012 Psych 1000- Dr. Mike Atkinson What is psychology? Study Tips Next Time: Introduction & History Scna: Chpt. 1, pages 2-19 Psychology  The brain (that controls our behavior, neural communications)-made by neurons  The mind (created by the brain, part of conscious awareness), can’t get it easily, doesn’t have physical existence. See stuff that doesn’t exist (illusion), mind is telling you something that doesn’t exist.  Learning: learn stuff by watching television (media), influencing them.  Clinical Issues o Psychosurgery: brain surgery in the absence of obvious organic damage o Moniz (1935): supervises about 100 prefontal lobotomies. Over next 20 years-40,000 in U.S. alone. Simple procedure…”Ice-Pick” performed on outpatient basis. Pre-fontal lobes “control” emotion, ther
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