By Bryan Kolb, Ian Q. Whishaw
Authored via popular researchers and veteran academics, An advent to mind and behaviour is helping scholars attach nervous-system task to human behaviour. Drawing at the newest examine and revealing case reviews, this 4th version incorporates a new subject matter of epigenetics, extended pedagogy, and up-to-date insurance all through.
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Indd 7 Pineal gland Ventricles Figure 1-4 Dualist Hypothesis To explain how the mind controls the body, Descartes suggested that the mind resides in the pineal gland, where it directs the flow of fluid through the ventricles and into the body to investigate objects and to become informed about their properties. Section 13-2 describes the pineal gland’s function: it influences daily and seasonal biorhythms. 10/18/12 9:02 AM 8 C h a p t e r 1 • W h at A r e t h e O r i g i n s o f B r a i n a n d B e h av i o r?
B) A cut through the middle of the brain from back to front reveals the right hemispheres of the cerebrum and cerebellum and the brainstem. The spinal cord emerges from the base of the brainstem. one on the left and one on the right. The cerebrum is responsible for most of our conscious behaviors. It enfolds the brainstem (Figure 1-1B), which is responsible for most of our unconscious behaviors. The second major brainstem structure, the cerebellum, Figure 1-2 Major Divisions of the is specialized for learning and coordinating skilled movements.
They will offer an opportunity for us to broaden our understanding of what makes us human. We will marvel at the potential for future discoveries. We will begin to understand how genes control neural activity. The development of new imaging techniques will reveal how our own brains think. One day, we will be able to arrest the progress of brain disease. One day, we will be able to stimulate processes of repair in malfunctioning brains. One day, we will be able to make artificial brains that extend the functions of our own brains.
An Introduction to Brain and Behavior (4th Edition) by Bryan Kolb, Ian Q. Whishaw