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U OF MPSYCH 112Brian MalleyFall

PSYCH 112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Parabrachial Area, Thalamus, Osmoreceptor

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Homeostasis: state of equilibrium in body maintaining a balance between processes that heat and cool. Homeostatic mechanisms: mechanisms that keep our
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U OF MPSYCH 112Brian MalleyFall

PSYCH 112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Information Processing, Human Brain, Bipedalism

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Human beings are the smartest species: closest related species to human: chimpanzee. Very different than humans but incredibly smart because they strat
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U OF MPSYCH 112Brian MalleyFall

PSYCH 112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Somatic Nervous System, Patellar Reflex, Central Nervous System

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Intelligence: the ability to adapt behaviorally to one"s environment. Adaptability: the ability of an entity to remodel itself and change its state so
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U OF MPSYCH 112Brian MalleyFall

PSYCH 112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Logotherapy, Belongingness

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U OF MPSYCH 112Brian MalleyFall

PSYCH 112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Adaptive Behavior, Smooth Muscle Tissue, Central Nervous System

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Primary behavior control system is the nervous system. Organism"s internal response system = behavior: internal response system = biological adaptation
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U OF MPSYCH 112Brian MalleyFall

PSYCH 112 Chapter 4: Chapter 4 Malley Text Notes

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Fetal-alcohol-syndrome shows us that simply having neurons present does not make a brain functional: the neurons must be properly arranged. Mcculloch a
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U OF MPSYCH 112Brian MalleyFall

PSYCH 112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Fault Tolerance, Connectionism, Turing Machine

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U OF MPSYCH 112Brian MalleyFall

PSYCH 112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Connectionism, Turing Completeness, Fault Tolerance

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6 Oct 2014
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Logic can be used to describe the activity of any neuron. Computational processes can be centralized or distributed. Generalized delta rule enable mult
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U OF MPSYCH 240Thad PolkFall

PSYCH 240 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Visual Search, Psych

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Distractor interference usually due to unintentional processing, result of attention controlled processing of target. Response interference when distra
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U OF MPSYCH 112Brian MalleyFall

PSYCH 112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Curare, Astrocyte, Myelin

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Two types of cells: glia and neurons. Soma: from soma extrude two types of processes, dendrites and axon. Dendrites: densely branching structures that
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U OF MPSYCH 112Brian MalleyFall

PSYCH 112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Prefrontal Cortex, Latent Inhibition, Observational Learning

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Learning: change in an organism"s behavior or thought as a result of experience. Habituation: process of responding less strongly over time to repeated
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U OF MPSYCH 353Shelly SchreierWinter

PSYCH 353 Chapter 3: Associations Between Maternal Mind-Mindedness and Infant Attachment Security Study

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27 Mar 2016
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