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1Unit 3-B (F): The Brain and Consciousness Mr. McCormickA.P. Psychology
2Do-Now (Discussion)Has what you have learned about how our brains enable our minds affected your view of Psychology?How so?
3The Brain and Consciousness Our awareness of ourselves and our environmentCognitive Neuroscience:The interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with cognition:PerceptionThinkingMemoryLanguage
4Dual ProcessingCan you recall a time when, your attention focused on one thing, you were oblivious to something else?
5Dual Processing Dual Processing: The principle that information is often simultaneously processed on separate conscious and unconscious tracksE.g. Vision:Visual Action Track (Conscious)Visual Perception Track (Unconscious)
9Review What is consciousness? What are the evolutionary benefits of experiencing various levels of consciousness?What are the two tracks of dual processing?In what ways do the mind and brain influence one another?
10Homework Chapter 4 Outline: “Nature, Nurture, and Human Diversity” Research Study # 3: “Are You a ‘Natural?’”(Pgs )Unit 3 Project: “3-D Brain Model”