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How Neurons Work

March 27, 2012

Watch here.

Neuron model here.

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Brain Presentations

March 20, 2012

For your assigned area/process, in a stimulating presentation of 1-3 minutes, explain:

  • Structure
  • Function
  • Evolution

of your assigned area or process.  You must prepare a study sheet and be prepared to hand it in.

Mr dC will assign areas.

Phineas Gage

March 20, 2012

Read the article here.

How and Why the Brain Makes Art

March 19, 2012

Read about it here.

How the brain works

March 15, 2012

The Mind-Brain Problem

Blooms Lecture is Here

Map of the Brain here

Essential terms:

Neuron

Neural Networks

Frontal Lobe

Parietal Lobe

Occipital Lobe

Temporal Lobe

Cerebellum

Mid-brain

Spinal Cord

Cerebrum

Limbic System

Wernicke’s Area

Broca’s Area

Read this for homework.  Be ready to discuss this in class!

Social Psychology

March 5, 2012

Norms

Roles

Rules

Culture

The Obedience Study

             Milgram, 1968

Conformity, Cooperation and Survival

Watch this

Prison Study

Attribution (errors)

Self-serving bias

Just world hypothesis

Cognitive dissonance

Diffusion of Responsibility

Groupthink

Deindividuation

Us. vs. them

Stereotypes

Watch this lecture for Homework

Kurt Lewin

Carl Rodgers

Rollo May

Viktor Frankl

Brain in a Box

February 28, 2012

Article here.