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PSY 166 Lecture 15: Vestibular Sense
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Vestibular Sense Jadzia Wray Vestibular Sense is our sense of balance that happens automatically and subconsciously. - It is evolutionarily old, and we dont have to think about it, happened automatically - Can you affect i...

Psychology (PSY)
PSY 166
Dr. Ploran
PSY 166 Lecture 20: Touch
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Touch Jadzia Wray Nociceptive Pain: Somatosensation - Temperature heat or cold - Texture, pressure - Shape - Pain - Chemical acids or bases, spicy foods (chemicals in the food that interact with receptors and cause the hot...

Psychology (PSY)
PSY 166
Dr. Ploran
PSY 166 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Olfaction, Thiol, Amygdala
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Olfaction Jadzia Wray Smell is somewhat hard to study bc there is no reason to the stimulus itself. - The stimulus for smell is chemical molecules in the air - These chemical molecules are combinations of atoms - The shape...

Psychology (PSY)
PSY 166
Dr. Ploran
PSY 166 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Sound Localization, Azimuth, Retina
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Sound Localization Jadzia Wray Thinkabouthowthesensesaresimilaranddifferent with each other? What is the difference between localizing things visually and localizing them auditorily? For sight, Location of a stimulus is pr...

Psychology (PSY)
PSY 166
Dr. Ploran
PSY 166 Lecture 8: The Ear and Sound
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The Ear and Sound Jadzia Wray Sound requires an organism to hear it. What is the physical stimulus of sound and how do we hear it? Soundiscompressedpocketsofair. A speaker moves forward from its normalposition,itcompresses...

Psychology (PSY)
PSY 166
Dr. Ploran
PSY 166 Lecture Notes - Lecture 27: Lingual Papilla, Taste Bud, Taste Receptor
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Taste Jadzia Wray 4 major structures on the tongue - 3 of the 4 structures has receptors o Fungiform papillae larger bumps on tongue, noticeable, look like mushrooms Each of these has 6 taste buds embedded in it o Foliatep...

Psychology (PSY)
PSY 166
Dr. Ploran
NEUR 001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Neuraxis, Biological System, Cortisol
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The Organization of the Nervous System Jadzia Wray Structure of the Nervous System CNS brain and spinal cord PNS Somatic NS Autonomic NS sympathetic parasympathetic Sympathetic gets activated during fight of flight. - Cont...

Neuroscience
NEUR 001
Lynch
NEUR 001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Very High Frequency, Sleep Spindle, Alpha Wave
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Sleep Jadzia Wray We can study sleep, consciousness and epilepsy with a surface EEG Predominant Brain Waves while Awake - Alpha waves (or rhythm) RELAXATION o Moderate frequency (8-13 Hz), and low to medium amplitude o Whe...

Neuroscience
NEUR 001
Lynch
NEUR 001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Neuromuscular Junction, Chemical Synapse, Chemical Substance
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Neurotransmitters Jadzia Wray Identifying a Neurotransmitter - Synthesized and store by the presynaptic neuron - When AP reaches terminal region, an NT is released - There must be specific receptors for the chemical ligand...

Neuroscience
NEUR 001
Lynch
NEUR 001 Lecture 14: Methods of Research
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find more resources at oneclass.com Methods of Research Jadzia Wray Experimental Ablation - What would happen if we surgic...

Neuroscience
NEUR 001
Lynch
NEUR 001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Inferior Temporal Gyrus, Tuning Fork, Perceptual Learning
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Behavioral, Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Learning and Memory Jadzia Wray Forms of Learning - Perceptual learning (the idea that we store things in our brain) o Identifying and categorizing stimuli, semantic memory ...

Neuroscience
NEUR 001
Lynch
GEOL 001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Apparent Polar Wander, Seafloor Spreading, Rock Records
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The seafloor spreading hypothesis was not immediately embraced by geologists. -Evidence was largely circumstantial -Definitive proof of seafloor movement was still lacking. -However, research into ...

Geology (GEOL)
GEOL 001
Bennington
PSY 166 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Absolute Threshold, Electric Shock, Comparator
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Sensation and Perception Chapter 2-3 Jadzia Wray Thresholds - Difference minimum amount of energy to see change o Is a comparison between two things - Absolute minimum amount of energy for detection Magnitude Estimation - ...

Psychology (PSY)
PSY 166
Dr. Ploran
PSY 166 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Parvocellular Cell, Parietal Lobe, Two-Streams Hypothesis
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Sensation and Perception Chapter 4: Object Perception Jadzia Wray - Combine multiple end-stopped feature detectors and you get shapes like triangle or squares. Eventually get two shapes or two particular kinds of movement....

Psychology (PSY)
PSY 166
Dr. Ploran
PSY 166 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Depth Perception, Binocular Disparity, Lisa Lopes
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Depth Perception Depth Perception - Some can come for monocular cues one eye can create some aspects of depth - Some can come from binocular cues both eyes can create some aspects of depth - Binocular are more precise than...

Psychology (PSY)
PSY 166
Dr. Ploran

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