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a branch of psychology that studies the links between biological (including neuroscience and behavior genetics) and psychological processes
Highly specialized cell that communicates information in electrical & chemical form; a nerve cell
Type of neuron that conveys information to the brain from specialized recialzied receptor cells in sense organs and internal organs
Branches at the end of the axon that contain tiny pouches, or sacs, called synaptic vesicles.
Tiny pouches or sacs in the axon terminals that contain chemicals called neurotransmitters.
Primary internal communication network of the body divided into the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system
Sympatheic Nervous System
Branch of autonomic nervous system the produces rapid physical arousal in response to perceived emergencies or threats
Parasympathetic Nervous System
the division of the autonomic nervous system that calms the body, conserving its energy
Autonomic Nervous System
division of the nervous system that control the glands and organs; its divisions arouse or calm
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