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39 terms
Biological Psychology
Central nervous system (CNS)
Neuron
Cell body
Myelin sheath
Consists of the brain and spinal cord. It send messages betwe…
A cell that carries messages throughout the nervous system.
The part of cell which contains the nucleus.
A layer of insulation, which surrounds the axon.
Central nervous system (CNS)
Consists of the brain and spinal cord. It send messages betwe…
Neuron
A cell that carries messages throughout the nervous system.
119 terms
Biological Psychology
Biological Psychology
Sensory Neurons
Motor Neurons
Interneurons
how psychology is linked to behavior and thoughts
are responsible for bringing information from sensory receptors
responsible for moving
connects our sensation with movement
Biological Psychology
how psychology is linked to behavior and thoughts
Sensory Neurons
are responsible for bringing information from sensory receptors
12 terms
Biological Psychology
Biological Psychology
Cerebral Hemispheres
Cerebral cortex
Corpus callosum
the study of physiological, genetic, and developmental mechan…
each of the two parts of the cerebrum (left and right) in the…
the outer layer of the cerebrum (the cerebral cortex ), compo…
a broad band of nerve fibres joining the two hemispheres of t…
Biological Psychology
the study of physiological, genetic, and developmental mechan…
Cerebral Hemispheres
each of the two parts of the cerebrum (left and right) in the…
27 terms
Biological Psychology
Central nervous system (CNS)
Neuron
Cell body
Myelin sheath
Consists of the brain and spinal cord. It send messages betwe…
A cell that carries messages throughout the nervous system.
The part of cell which contains the nucleus.
A layer of insulation, which surrounds the axon.
Central nervous system (CNS)
Consists of the brain and spinal cord. It send messages betwe…
Neuron
A cell that carries messages throughout the nervous system.
259 terms
Biological Psychology
Who was Henry Molaison?
What is epilepsy?
What is the biochemical basis of epile…
What is temporal lobe epilepsy? TLE
Epilepsia = 'taking hold of" = being seized/seizures... arise…
recurrent unprovoked seizures originating from medial or late…
Who was Henry Molaison?
What is epilepsy?
Epilepsia = 'taking hold of" = being seized/seizures... arise…
71 terms
Biological Psychology
Biological Psychology
Evolutionary Psychology
Behavior Genetics
Genetic Influence on Behavior
Branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology…
Suited of the evolution behavior using the principles natural…
Study of the power and limits of genetic and environmental in…
Genetics predisposes people toward behavioral/psychological t…
Biological Psychology
Branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology…
Evolutionary Psychology
Suited of the evolution behavior using the principles natural…
29 terms
Biological Psychology
Axon hillock
Synapse
Synaptic vesicles
Basement membrane
The area of attachment of the axon to the cell body.
Represents a point of close contact between the terminal endi…
Transmitter substance from terminal endings are contained here.
Attacheds the presynaptic membrane to the postsynaptic membra…
Axon hillock
The area of attachment of the axon to the cell body.
Synapse
Represents a point of close contact between the terminal endi…
45 terms
Biological Psychology
Axons
Dendrites
Cell Body
Myelin Sheath
Def: a thin tubelike extension from the neuron cell body ... Loc…
Def: thin tubelike extensions that branch extensively near th…
Def: widest part of the neuron... Location: all cells... Function:c…
Def: a casing that tightly wraps around axons... Location: some…
Axons
Def: a thin tubelike extension from the neuron cell body ... Loc…
Dendrites
Def: thin tubelike extensions that branch extensively near th…
209 terms
Biological Psychology
Life experience can affect the number…
Fact of Fiction... Testosterone is only m…
Fact or Fiction... Only humans seek mind-…
What did Hippocrates believe?
True
Fiction
Fiction
Hippocrates believed that the brain was the seat of intellige…
Life experience can affect the number…
True
Fact of Fiction... Testosterone is only m…
Fiction
157 terms
Biological Psychology
Anatomy
Cellular Anatomy
Physiology
Genetics
The study of different organs and structures
the study of cell organelles and structures
the study of how living systems function
the study of how genes and evolution affect biological proces…
Anatomy
The study of different organs and structures
Cellular Anatomy
the study of cell organelles and structures
47 terms
Biological Psychology
dendrites
soma (cell body)
axon
myelin sheath
-input fibers that carry electrical signals into a neuron fro…
-control center of neuron... -integrates inputs from all dendrit…
-output fiber carries electrical signal from a neuron to a ne…
-a layer of fatty tissue that covers around the axon... -enables…
dendrites
-input fibers that carry electrical signals into a neuron fro…
soma (cell body)
-control center of neuron... -integrates inputs from all dendrit…
144 terms
biological psychology
action potential
amygdala
autonomic nervous system
axon
the electrical signal arising in a neuron's axon
a subcortical structure located in the temporal lobe believed…
the division of the peripheral nervous system that directs th…
the branch of a neuron that is usually responsible for transm…
action potential
the electrical signal arising in a neuron's axon
amygdala
a subcortical structure located in the temporal lobe believed…
103 terms
biological psychology
what disease is caused by a faulty cop…
give an example of a link between beha…
TELOMERES
SOMATIC INTERVENTION
Rett Syndrome
ostracism and physical pain: (Eisenberger, Liberman, Williams…
parts of 'fake' DNA at the end of real strands of DNA - these…
measure changes in behaviours after the administration of int…
what disease is caused by a faulty cop…
Rett Syndrome
give an example of a link between beha…
ostracism and physical pain: (Eisenberger, Liberman, Williams…
55 terms
Biological Psychology
nerve cells (neurons)
Glial cells
cell body (soma)
dendrites
basic unit of nervous system responsible for relaying informa…
90% of NS cells; support nerve cells by providing nutrients,…
contains biochemical machinery
receive information from other neurons or sensory organs
nerve cells (neurons)
basic unit of nervous system responsible for relaying informa…
Glial cells
90% of NS cells; support nerve cells by providing nutrients,…
38 terms
Biological Psychology
Central nervous system (CNS)
Neuron
Cell body
Myelin sheath
Consists of the brain and spinal cord. It send messages betwe…
A cell that carries messages throughout the nervous system.
The part of cell which contains the nucleus.
A layer of insulation, which surrounds the axon.
Central nervous system (CNS)
Consists of the brain and spinal cord. It send messages betwe…
Neuron
A cell that carries messages throughout the nervous system.
37 terms
Psychology - biological
dendrites
broca's area
aphasia
alexia
receive incoming messages
production of speech
impaired language ability
can't read
dendrites
receive incoming messages
broca's area
production of speech
71 terms
Biological Psychology
Biological Psychology
Evolutionary Psychology
Behavior Genetics
Genetic Influence on Behavior
Branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology…
Suited of the evolution behavior using the principles natural…
Study of the power and limits of genetic and environmental in…
Genetics predisposes people toward behavioral/psychological t…
Biological Psychology
Branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology…
Evolutionary Psychology
Suited of the evolution behavior using the principles natural…
37 terms
Psychology - Biological
high
low
Factors that Influence circadian rhythm
Suprachiasmatic nuclei
Stress has ____ level of awareness
Sleep has ____ level of awareness
-body temp... -hormone... - heart rate... - blood pressure ... -pain thre…
A pace maker in the brain that regulates the firing of nerve…
high
Stress has ____ level of awareness
low
Sleep has ____ level of awareness
60 terms
Biological Psychology
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Sympathetic Nervous System
Parasympathetic Nervous System
Includes the brain and spinal cord. Interneurons. Controls th…
Motor neurons and sensory neurons. Controls feeling, movement…
Controls fight/flight. If over-dominant, can lead to rapid he…
Calms system down. If over-dominant, can result in slow heart…
Central Nervous System
Includes the brain and spinal cord. Interneurons. Controls th…
Peripheral Nervous System
Motor neurons and sensory neurons. Controls feeling, movement…
86 terms
Biological Psychology chapter 4
Channel Protein
Receptor Protein
Pump protein
Resting Membrane Potential
A protein embedded in the cell membrane that provides a chann…
A protein in the cell membrane that recognizes and binds a sp…
A protein in the cell membrane that exchanges one type of ion…
The difference in polarity between the inside and the outside…
Channel Protein
A protein embedded in the cell membrane that provides a chann…
Receptor Protein
A protein in the cell membrane that recognizes and binds a sp…
11 terms
Biological Psychology
Biological Psychology
Principles of Biological Psychology
Neurons: The Messengers
Neurons
-branch of psychology that studies how the body influences be…
-everything psychological is simultaneously biological... -the n…
-about 100 billion neurons (brain cells) in the human brain,…
-about 100 billion: Sensory neurons, motor neurons, inter-neu…
Biological Psychology
-branch of psychology that studies how the body influences be…
Principles of Biological Psychology
-everything psychological is simultaneously biological... -the n…
61 terms
Biological Psychology
genes
dna
genotype
phenotype
The basic units of heredity.
A molecule formed in a double-helix shape that contains four…
The genetic makeup of an organism.
The physical traits or behavioural characteristics that show…
genes
The basic units of heredity.
dna
A molecule formed in a double-helix shape that contains four…
121 terms
Biological Psychology Test 2
Which process is responsible for sharp…
According to the trichromatic theory,…
All of the following are types of qual…
Cutting the left optic nerve would res…
lateral inhibition
three
sine-wave grating
the left eye
Which process is responsible for sharp…
lateral inhibition
According to the trichromatic theory,…
three
23 terms
Biological Psychology
Be able to identify lobes of cerebral…
Function of the cerebral cortex.
Function of Wernicke's and Broca's are…
Function of the cerebellum.
highest level of brain/complex thoughts
Broca's area: speech production, language processing... -damage…
regulates motor movements, fine motor skills like balance and…
Be able to identify lobes of cerebral…
Function of the cerebral cortex.
highest level of brain/complex thoughts
204 terms
Biological Psychology Test 1
A synaptic vessicle is a packet filled…
A class of neurotransmitters that incl…
A drug that blocks neurotransmitter ef…
a drug that mimics or increases the ef…
transmitter substance; neurotransmitters
monoamine
antagonist
agonist
A synaptic vessicle is a packet filled…
transmitter substance; neurotransmitters
A class of neurotransmitters that incl…
monoamine
53 terms
Biological psychology
neuron
dendrite
axon
neurotransmitter
nerve cell specialized for communciation
portion of the neuron that receives signals (many per neuron,…
portion of neuron that sends off signals (1 per neuron,long)
chemical messengers specialized for communication from neuron…
neuron
nerve cell specialized for communciation
dendrite
portion of the neuron that receives signals (many per neuron,…
51 terms
Biological Psychology
Hindbrain
Medulla
Cerebellum
Pons
the back part of brain
vital organs
movement and balance
sleep and arousal
Hindbrain
the back part of brain
Medulla
vital organs
225 terms
Biological psychology
psychology
biological psychology
anatomy
cellular anatomy
study of human mind and how it functions
application of the principles of biology to the study of thou…
structure
cell structure
psychology
study of human mind and how it functions
biological psychology
application of the principles of biology to the study of thou…
73 terms
Biological Psychology
Soma
Myelin sheat
Terminal Button
Synapse
Where proteins are manufacture and integrate information then…
fatty tissue layer encasing the axons; enables a greater tran…
Release neurotransmitters from one cell to the nect
the space between neurons
Soma
Where proteins are manufacture and integrate information then…
Myelin sheat
fatty tissue layer encasing the axons; enables a greater tran…
82 terms
AP Psychology Biological Psychology
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
Synaptic vesicles
Nerve cell specialized for communication
Branchlike parts of a neuron that are specialized to receive…
A threadlike extension of a neuron that carries nerve impulse…
Tiny pouches or sacs in the axon terminals that contain chemi…
Neuron
Nerve cell specialized for communication
Dendrite
Branchlike parts of a neuron that are specialized to receive…
53 terms
AP Unit 3- Biological Psychology
lesion
electroencephalogram (EEG)
CT (computed tomography) scan
PET (positron emission tomography) scan
tissue destruction. A naturally or experimentally caused dest…
an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity th…
a series of X-ray photographs taken from different angles and…
a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radio…
lesion
tissue destruction. A naturally or experimentally caused dest…
electroencephalogram (EEG)
an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity th…
23 terms
PSY101 Biological Psychology
frontal lobe
parietal lobe
temporal lobe
occipital lobe
lobe that controls voluntary body movement, language, plannin…
lobe that processes skin sensations such as pressure and temp…
lobe that processes auditory information; hearing and underst…
lobe involved in the processing and integration of vision inf…
frontal lobe
lobe that controls voluntary body movement, language, plannin…
parietal lobe
lobe that processes skin sensations such as pressure and temp…
22 terms
Biological Psychology Test 3
A change in biological and behavioral…
A 25-hour (or more) sleep-wake cycle t…
A small branch of the optic nerve whic…
After damage to the suprachiasmatic nu…
circadian cycle
free-running rhythm.
retinohypothalamic path.
still has rhythms, but they are less consistent.
A change in biological and behavioral…
circadian cycle
A 25-hour (or more) sleep-wake cycle t…
free-running rhythm.
34 terms
Psychology - Biological
biological psychology
neuron
synapses
neurotransmitters
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
tiny gaps between dentrites and axons of different neurons
chemical messengers that traverse the synaptic gaps between n…
biological psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
11 terms
Biological Psychology
Biological Psychology
Cerebral Hemispheres
Cerebral Cortex
Corpus Callosum
Biological psychology, or biopsychology, is a field in which…
The cerebral hemispheres are the two halves of the physical b…
The layer of gray matter in vertebrates that covers the cereb…
a broad band of nerve fibres joining the two hemispheres of t…
Biological Psychology
Biological psychology, or biopsychology, is a field in which…
Cerebral Hemispheres
The cerebral hemispheres are the two halves of the physical b…
136 terms
Biological Psychology
psychopharmacology
psychoactive
drugs can...
measuring drug effects:
study of the effects of drugs on cognition, mood, and behavio…
(chiefly of a drug) affecting the brain - specifically if the…
be used a 'probes' to study function of endogenous neurochemi…
changes in subjective experience (phenomenology) and mood (se…
psychopharmacology
study of the effects of drugs on cognition, mood, and behavio…
psychoactive
(chiefly of a drug) affecting the brain - specifically if the…
34 terms
biological psychology
neuron
glia
dendrites
Myelin Sheath
base unit of the nervous system
support the neurons
receives signals from other nuerons
insulates and makes electrodes get sent faster, doesn't get l…
neuron
base unit of the nervous system
glia
support the neurons
42 terms
biological psychology
neurons
neurotransmitters
resting potential
action potential
nerve cells specialised for communication with each other
chemical messengers released at the synapse
when there are no inputs; negative charge high inside neuron
positive ions rush in & out of neuron until neurotransmitter…
neurons
nerve cells specialised for communication with each other
neurotransmitters
chemical messengers released at the synapse
41 terms
Biological Psychology
Sympathetic nervous system
Biological psychology
Neuron
Cell body
The division of the autonomic nervous system that coordinates…
The psychological perspective that focuses on the relationshi…
A cell of the nervous system that is specialized for sending…
The large, central mass of a neuron, containing the nucleus.…
Sympathetic nervous system
The division of the autonomic nervous system that coordinates…
Biological psychology
The psychological perspective that focuses on the relationshi…
67 terms
Biological Psychology
biological psychologists
phrenology
Phineas Gage
neurons
study the links between biological activity and psychological…
studying bumps on the skull; Franz Gall thought this could re…
personality fundamentally changed after a pole went through h…
interconnected nerve cells; the basic building block of the n…
biological psychologists
study the links between biological activity and psychological…
phrenology
studying bumps on the skull; Franz Gall thought this could re…
45 terms
Biological Psychology
Axons
Dendrites
Cell Body
Myelin Sheath
Definition: The extension of a neuron, ending in branching te…
Definition: The bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that…
Definition: The region of a neuron that is defined by the pre…
Definition:The fatty insulation around an axon, formed by gli…
Axons
Definition: The extension of a neuron, ending in branching te…
Dendrites
Definition: The bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that…
22 terms
Biological Psychology
Central nervous system (CNS)
Neuron
Cell body
Myelin sheath
Consists of the brain and spinal cord. It send messages betwe…
A cell that carries messages throughout the nervous system.
The part of cell which contains the nucleus.
A layer of insulation, which surrounds the axon.
Central nervous system (CNS)
Consists of the brain and spinal cord. It send messages betwe…
Neuron
A cell that carries messages throughout the nervous system.
41 terms
Biological Psychology
Neurons
Components of a Neuron
Cell Body
Dendrites
~nerve cells... ~send and receive messages
~Three parts: Cell body, dendrites, Axon
~produces energy, fuels activity
~receives info from neurons
Neurons
~nerve cells... ~send and receive messages
Components of a Neuron
~Three parts: Cell body, dendrites, Axon
28 terms
Biological Psychology
Parasympathetic Nervous System
Sympathetic Nervous System
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
P FOR PEACE... normalizes heart rate, blood pressure, body tempe…
S FOR STRESS... fight or flight... automatic, regulates unconscious…
Brain and Spinal cord, decision maker
outside of brain and spinal cord, connects to CNS through ner…
Parasympathetic Nervous System
P FOR PEACE... normalizes heart rate, blood pressure, body tempe…
Sympathetic Nervous System
S FOR STRESS... fight or flight... automatic, regulates unconscious…
78 terms
Biological Psychology
neuron
dendrite
axon
synaptic vesicles
nerve cell specialized for communication
portion of neuron that receives signals
portion of neuron that sends signals
spherical sac containing neurotransmitters
neuron
nerve cell specialized for communication
dendrite
portion of neuron that receives signals
45 terms
Biological Psychology
Axon
Dendrites
Cell Body
Myelin Sheath
A thin tubul-like extension from a neuron that is specialized…
The thin tubelike extensions of a neuron that tpically branch…
The widest part of a neuron , which contains the cell nucleus…
A casing of fatty cells wrapped tightly around the axon of so…
Axon
A thin tubul-like extension from a neuron that is specialized…
Dendrites
The thin tubelike extensions of a neuron that tpically branch…
13 terms
Biological Psychology
Medulla
Hypothalamus
Amygdala
Hippocampus
Located in the hind-brain; regulation of breathing, heart rat…
A neural structure lying below the thalamus; directs eating,…
A limbic system structure involved in emotion, particularly f…
A neural center located in the limbic system that helps proce…
Medulla
Located in the hind-brain; regulation of breathing, heart rat…
Hypothalamus
A neural structure lying below the thalamus; directs eating,…
19 terms
Biological Psychology
Neurotransmitter
Re-uptake
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
A chemical that has been stored in the neuron and that can ac…
The neurotransmitter gets reabsorbed by the neuron that trans…
Consist of the brain and the spinal cord
Composed of bundles of axons between the spinal cord and the…
Neurotransmitter
A chemical that has been stored in the neuron and that can ac…
Re-uptake
The neurotransmitter gets reabsorbed by the neuron that trans…
26 terms
Biological Psychology
Phrenology
Glia Cells & Neurons
resting and acting potentials
Absolute refractory period
The study of the shape of the skull, bumps on head Franz thou…
provide nutrients, oxygen, structure, insulation, repair- goo…
Neurons chilling out... about -70 mV... Neurons in action... Action…
(one milisecond rest) one thousandth of a second
Phrenology
The study of the shape of the skull, bumps on head Franz thou…
Glia Cells & Neurons
provide nutrients, oxygen, structure, insulation, repair- goo…
11 terms
Biological Psychology
Biological Psychology
Cerebral Hemispheres
Cerebral Cortex
Corpus Callosum
is a field in which the mind body connection is explored thro…
each of the two parts of the cerebrum (left and right) in the…
The outer layer of the cerebrum, composed of folded grey matt…
a board band of nerve fibers joining the two hemispheres of t…
Biological Psychology
is a field in which the mind body connection is explored thro…
Cerebral Hemispheres
each of the two parts of the cerebrum (left and right) in the…
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