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PSYC10003 - Mind, Brain and Behaviour 1 H1 Notes

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An organised summary of the content that you actually need to know for the PSYC10003 exam. Covers Lectures 1-11

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Neuroscience Nervous system Motor system Cerebrum Neuroanatomy Efferent neurons Neuron Brain Spinal cord Cerebral cortex Inhibitory postsynaptic potential Primary motor cortex
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Neuroscience Nervous system Motor system Cerebrum Neuroanatomy Efferent neurons Neuron Brain Spinal cord Cerebral cortex Inhibitory postsynaptic potential Primary motor cortex
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Link between structure and function. 2. What are the important historical milestones in the development of our understanding of the link between brain and mind Phineas Gage - damage to frontal lobe lead to behavioural changes, can not make decisions Hippocrates - suggest the four humours Galen - use vivisection to study nervous system, distinguished between sensory and motor nerves. Andreas Vesalius - careful drawing of brain, two cerebral cortices, gyri and sulci. Meninges is the layers of protective covering between the skull and brain. Descartes - proposed reflex, and animal spirits in the brain were directed by the pineal gland. Thomas Willis - rejected the idea that the mind reside in the ventricles, but in ourter tissue of cortex. Luigi Galvani - electrical charge ma...
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