Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
CH. 3-BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS of BEHAVIOR-Part 2
Transcript of CH. 3-BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS of BEHAVIOR-Part 2
Left hemisphere is involved mainly with
analysis => processes information sequentially,
focusing on small details.
Right hemisphere appears to process information
holistically and simultaneously, seeing the
4 Lobes of the Cerebral Cortex
1. Frontal Lobe - Higher Mental Abilities , Primary Motor Cortex. Association Cortex
2. Parietal Lobe - Primary Somatosensory Cortex - Touch, Temperature, Pressure.
3. Temporal Lobe- Primary Auditory Area - Wernicke's Area
4. Occipital Lobes - Primary Visual Area.
THE BRAIN IN DIFFERENT SPECIES
Exploring Brain Function
EEG- Electroencephalograph - amplifies brain waves and records them on a moving sheet of paper or computer screen.
PET Scan - Positron Emission Tomography- detects positrons emitted by weak radioactive glucose (sugar) as it is consumed by the brain. Shows areas using more energy.
fMRI- functional MRI- techniques that record brain activity - parts which are more active.
Near Infrared Spectroscopy - changes in blood oxygenation and flow to different areas of the brain.
CH. 3 -BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF BEHAVIOR
Part 2 -
Mapping Brain Structures
CT- Computed Tomographic) - Computer enhanced X-rays are taken from a number of different angles to form an image of the brain.
MRI- Magnetic Resonance Imaging - uses a very strong magnet to produce an image of the body's interior.
In Einstein, the parts of the brain necessary for spatial reasoning
in the parietal lobe had a unique anatomy => larger than in
PHINEAS T. GAGE
NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY
Lateral View of the Brain
PET-Positron Emission Tomography Clinnovo Research Labs
Picturing the Brain NIBIBgov
Does The Size Of Your Brain Matter?
Human brains compared to other animals
Lessons of the brain: the Phineas Gage case
LESIONS OF THE BRAIN-
Brain Lesioning is an abnormal disruption in the tissue of the brain, resulting from injury or disease.
SUBCORTEX - the name
for all brain structures
below the cerebral cortex.
3 Main Structures of the Brain
1. Hind Brain - Brain stem, Medulla, Pons, Cerebellum
2. Fore Brain - Thalamus, Hypothalamus, Amygdala (Limbic System)
3. Mid Brain - Right above the brain stem, Conduction & Switching Center
Thalamus-relays sensory information to the cerebral cortex.
Hypothalamus-Regulates emotional behaviors and motives.
Amygdala - Part of the limbic system associated with fear responses.
Hippocampus - Part of the limbic system associated with strong memories (under cerebral cortex).