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Psych Exam 1 Ch3 Week 3
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A split-brain patient has had his or her ________ cut to interrupt the connections between the left and right cortical hemispheres.
In a tachyscope experiment is useful to flash a stimulus into one visual field
-the flash is too brief to allow eye movement off the fixation point
-the basic sensory reporting and motor control are crossed so that what happens on the left
side of the body is reported to and controlled by the right hemisphere of the brain
The function of the right hemisphere in a well-lateralized male patient is ________
Spatial or Gestalt function
FMRI brain scanners show that the Default Mode Network is activated when ________.
You are at rest and your mind is wandering
Humans have developed a neocortex to ________, according to one theory of evolution.
bind time and make models of an objects trajectory.
________ are encoded in the mammalian brain and may be the first and most basic motivation/emotions.
Approaching and withdrawing behaviors
A dendritic spine on a neuron ________.
is highly changeable on the order of seconds
When the brain is not in Default Mode, the network activated could be the ________ network.
When we say that the brain works inside-out vs. outside-in we mean that ________.
perception works by actively making a model of the object and testing that object by action.
The accumbens becomes active in FMRI studies when women look at cute baby pictures and when you think you are going to make money in a neuroeconomic game because________.
it reacts to rewarding stimuli.
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