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Unit 2 Psychology: The Brain
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Somatic nervous system
Autonomic nervous system
the brain and the spinal cord
branches away from the spinal cord; the nervous system outsid…
you control through voluntary movement
internal, biological functions; involuntary. (heart, stomach,…
Central nervous system
the brain and the spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system
branches away from the spinal cord; the nervous system outsid…
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Psychology the Brain Part 2
Hindbrain
Cerebellum
Cerebullum is responsible for
Medulla
is the oldest part of the brain; Includes the cerebellum, pon…
Also known as the "little brain", is attached to the brain stem
is responsible for keeping us alive, Coordination of movement…
Controls your breathing and heart rate. ... Constant communicate…
Hindbrain
is the oldest part of the brain; Includes the cerebellum, pon…
Cerebellum
Also known as the "little brain", is attached to the brain stem
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Psychology Chapter 2: The Brain
Medulla
Pons
The Reticular Formation (RF)
Reticular Activating System (RAS)
Responsible for life-sustaining functions such as: breathing,…
Plays a part in sleep, dreaming, left-right body coordination…
A network of neurons running through the middle of the medull…
Part of the Reticular Formation that stimulates the upper par…
Medulla
Responsible for life-sustaining functions such as: breathing,…
Pons
Plays a part in sleep, dreaming, left-right body coordination…
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Unit 2 Psychology: The Brain
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Somatic nervous system
Autonomic nervous system
the brain and the spinal cord
branches away from the spinal cord; the nervous system outsid…
you control through voluntary movement
internal, biological functions; involuntary. (heart, stomach,…
Central nervous system
the brain and the spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system
branches away from the spinal cord; the nervous system outsid…
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Psychology Brain
Limbic system
Cerebral cortex
Brainstem
Frontal lobe
A group of subcortical structures (as the hypothalamus, the h…
Outer layer of the brain, thinking, organizing, and creative…
Connects the spinal cord to the remainder of the brain and co…
Largest and longest lobe in each hemisphere. Located in the u…
Limbic system
A group of subcortical structures (as the hypothalamus, the h…
Cerebral cortex
Outer layer of the brain, thinking, organizing, and creative…
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Psychology Chapter 2: The Brain
Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Somatic Nervous System
A network of billions of cells in the brain and body that are…
Consists of the brain and spinal cord
Somatic NS and Autonomic NS
A part of the Peripheral NS that transmits sensory signals to…
Nervous System
A network of billions of cells in the brain and body that are…
Central Nervous System
Consists of the brain and spinal cord
psychology: the brain part 2
neuron
dendrites
axon
synapse
a nerve cell
part of the neurons that receive info from the axons of other…
part of the neuron that carries messages away from the cell t…
the junction point of two or more neurons
neuron
a nerve cell
dendrites
part of the neurons that receive info from the axons of other…
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Psychology Unit 2 - The Brain
Nervous system
Central nervous system (CNS)
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
Nervous Tissue
consisted of the brain spinal cord, sensory organs, and all t…
where information is evaluated and decisions made.
monitor conditions inside and outside of the body and send th…
The tissue is made up of 2 classes of cells, neurons and neur…
Nervous system
consisted of the brain spinal cord, sensory organs, and all t…
Central nervous system (CNS)
where information is evaluated and decisions made.
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Psychology Ch. 2 - The Brain
Biological Perspective
nerve cells
Neurons
dendrite fiber
biology and our behavior and mind - we are biopsychosocial sy…
conduct electricity and send messages to each other
nerve cells; basic building blocks of nervous system
bushy; receive messages and conduct impulses toward cell body…
Biological Perspective
biology and our behavior and mind - we are biopsychosocial sy…
nerve cells
conduct electricity and send messages to each other
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Psychology Chapter 2 The Brain
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
Myelin Sheath
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
the extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fiber…
a layer of fatty tissue segmentally encasing the fibers of ma…
Neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
Dendrite
the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
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Psychology - Chapter 2 - The Brain
Acetylcholine
Dopamine
Serotonin
Endorphins
Function - memory, muscle contractions ... Botox is an antagonist
Function - happiness, reward and pleasure pathway... NOT ENOUGH…
Function - eating, sleeping, mood... NOT ENOUGH - Depression (SS…
Function - body's natural painkiller, emotions... Mimicked by o…
Acetylcholine
Function - memory, muscle contractions ... Botox is an antagonist
Dopamine
Function - happiness, reward and pleasure pathway... NOT ENOUGH…
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Psychology - Brain
Brainstem (Medulla oblongata, Pons, &…
Reticular Function(formation)
Cerebellum
Thalamus
Breathing, Circulation, & Digestion... Sending/organizing info &…
The alertness control center of the brain.... Regulates level of…
Body control & motion memory... Coordination & balance
Sorts data, sends and receives fibers from cortex. Relays mes…
Brainstem (Medulla oblongata, Pons, &…
Breathing, Circulation, & Digestion... Sending/organizing info &…
Reticular Function(formation)
The alertness control center of the brain.... Regulates level of…
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Psychology Brain
Parental Lobe
Corpus Callosum
Occipital Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Sensory
Connects the two hemispheres
eyes
hearing
Parental Lobe
Sensory
Corpus Callosum
Connects the two hemispheres
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Psychology: The Brain 2
Afferent (sensory) neuron
Efferent (motor) neuron
Interneuron
Reflex arc
A neuron that carries info from the senses to the central ner…
A neuron that carries messages from the CNS to the muscles of…
A neuron found in the center of the spinal cord that receives…
The connection of the afferent neurons to the interneurons to…
Afferent (sensory) neuron
A neuron that carries info from the senses to the central ner…
Efferent (motor) neuron
A neuron that carries messages from the CNS to the muscles of…
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Psychology 2: Brain matching
What parts of the brain are in the Hin…
What parts of the brain are in the Mid…
What part of the brain is in the Foreb…
Part of brain that regulates the heart…
1. Medulla... 2. Pons... 3. Cerebellum
RAS
1. Thalamus... 2. Hypothalamus... 3. Limbic system... 4. Cerebrum... 5. C…
Medulla
What parts of the brain are in the Hin…
1. Medulla... 2. Pons... 3. Cerebellum
What parts of the brain are in the Mid…
RAS
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Psychology, Ch. 2, The Brain
Lesion
Brainstem
Medulla
Pons
Tissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experime…
The oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning wher…
The base of the brainstem; controls heartbeat and breathing.
Sits above the medulla. Controls sleep and helps coordinate m…
Lesion
Tissue destruction. A brain lesion is a naturally or experime…
Brainstem
The oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning wher…
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Psychology brain 2
Neuron
Glial
Localization of function
Neuron impulse
Individual cells
Support cells
Different parts of the brain control different things
Electrical charge that travels down a neuron
Neuron
Individual cells
Glial
Support cells
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SAC 2 BRAIN-psychology
THE ROLE OF THE BRAIN-
CEREBROSPINAL FLUID-
THE CEREBRAL CORTEX-
THE CEREBRUM-
...
Watery like liquid which protects the brain
Outer layer of tissue covers the largest part of the brain
The largest part of the brain
THE ROLE OF THE BRAIN-
...
CEREBROSPINAL FLUID-
Watery like liquid which protects the brain
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Psychology Ch. 2 - The Brain
Biological Perspective
nerve cells
Neurons
dendrite fiber
biology and our behavior and mind - we are biopsychosocial sy…
conduct electricity and send messages to each other
nerve cells; basic building blocks of nervous system
bushy; receive messages and conduct impulses toward cell body…
Biological Perspective
biology and our behavior and mind - we are biopsychosocial sy…
nerve cells
conduct electricity and send messages to each other
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Psychology Unit 2: The Brain
brain stem/spinal cord
cerebellum
hypothalamus
thalamus
conducts all communication between the brain and the body inc…
controls balance, posture and voluntary movement, calibrates…
The hypothalamus is responsive to:Light and darkness, Olfacto…
Motor Control; Receives Auditory, Somatosensory and Visual Se…
brain stem/spinal cord
conducts all communication between the brain and the body inc…
cerebellum
controls balance, posture and voluntary movement, calibrates…
psychology 2 parts of brain
medulla
amygdala
thalamus
reticular formation
controls heartbeat and breathing
neural clusters linked to emotion
directs messages to sensory receiving areas in the cortex and…
a nerve network that controls arousal and awareness
medulla
controls heartbeat and breathing
amygdala
neural clusters linked to emotion
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Physiological Psychology - Brain Scans 2
EEG - Electroencephalograph
CAT or CT Scan
MRI
fMRI
a recording of electrical impulses across the brain. Uses pen…
Computerized axial tomography Used to examine structure. Inje…
magnetic resonance imaging - reads the electrical energy give…
a form of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain that regist…
EEG - Electroencephalograph
a recording of electrical impulses across the brain. Uses pen…
CAT or CT Scan
Computerized axial tomography Used to examine structure. Inje…
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Psychology Exam 2 - Brain
Frontal lobe
Occipital lobe
Parietal lobe
Temporal lobe
A region of the cerebral cortex that has specialized areas fo…
A region of the cerebral cortex that processes visual informa…
A region of the cerebral cortex whose functions include proce…
Part of the brain that processes auditory and olfactory infor…
Frontal lobe
A region of the cerebral cortex that has specialized areas fo…
Occipital lobe
A region of the cerebral cortex that processes visual informa…
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Psychology Unit 2 Brain
Sympathetic System
Parasympathetic System
Medulla
Hindbrain/Midbrain
System that is responsible for stressful situations. Puts bod…
System responsible for repairing the body from stressful situ…
In the Hindbrain, a vital function controlling heart rate blo…
Lower part of brain controls vital functions like breathing r…
Sympathetic System
System that is responsible for stressful situations. Puts bod…
Parasympathetic System
System responsible for repairing the body from stressful situ…
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Psychology Chapter 2- brain
three parts of brain
parts of forebrain
cerebral cortex
corpus callosum
forebrain, midbrain, hindbrain
cerebral cortex, limbic system
ability to think, mental processes. 80% of brain, with folds.…
connect left and right hemisphere. band of fibers
three parts of brain
forebrain, midbrain, hindbrain
parts of forebrain
cerebral cortex, limbic system
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Psychology Ch 2 Brain
medulla;central core, brain stem
pons ; central core, brain stem
reticular formation; central core, bra…
cerebellum ; central core
automatic process
arousal, sleep, REM, locked in syndrome
alertness, formation
motor coordination and balance
medulla;central core, brain stem
automatic process
pons ; central core, brain stem
arousal, sleep, REM, locked in syndrome
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Psychology Quiz 2 (Brain)
Frontal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Cerebellum
-Executive processes (voluntary behavior such as decision mak…
-vision
-recognition ... -perception (hearing, vision, smell) ... -understa…
-coordination of voluntary movement ... -motor-learning... -balance…
Frontal Lobe
-Executive processes (voluntary behavior such as decision mak…
Occipital Lobe
-vision
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psychology chapter 2 - brain
pituitary gland
hypothalamus
corpus Callosum
Cerebrum
the gland that secretes growth hormone, prolactin, antidiuret…
secretes hormones that stimulate secretion of hormones by the…
thick fiber bundle of axons that connects the two cerebral he…
Center of thinking and language; prefrontal area contains "ex…
pituitary gland
the gland that secretes growth hormone, prolactin, antidiuret…
hypothalamus
secretes hormones that stimulate secretion of hormones by the…
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Psychology Chapter 2 - Brain
Neuron
Dendrites
Axon
Myelin Sheath
nerve cell; basic building block of nervous system
neuron's branching extensions that receive messages and condu…
neuron extension that passes messages to other neurons/muscle…
fatty tissue layer encasing axons of neurons; enables faster…
Neuron
nerve cell; basic building block of nervous system
Dendrites
neuron's branching extensions that receive messages and condu…
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Psychology Chapter 2 Brain
cerebral cortex
Wernicke's area
Broca's area
CAT scan (Computerized axial tomograph)
It's name comes from the Latin words meaning bark; it is invo…
Language center that is essential to understanding relationsh…
When this structure is damaged, people usually understand lan…
Brain imaging technique that can reveal deformities in shape…
cerebral cortex
It's name comes from the Latin words meaning bark; it is invo…
Wernicke's area
Language center that is essential to understanding relationsh…
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Psychology Unit 2 - The Brain
Cerebellum
Corpus Callosum
Medulla
Pituitary Gland
Controls body movements and posture. The part of the brain at…
Connects both hemispheres of the brain
Responsible for all life sustaining functions
Associated with the hypothalamus. Secrets hormones
Cerebellum
Controls body movements and posture. The part of the brain at…
Corpus Callosum
Connects both hemispheres of the brain
Psychology, Ch. 2- The Brain
Medulla Oblongata... (Hindbrain)
Pons... (Hindbrain)
Reticular Formation... (Hindbrain)
Cerebellum... (Hindbrain)
Automatically controls basic life support functions... *You "gat…
Relays information between the cerebellum and the cerebrum... *P…
Regulates alertness and arousal levels; damage here results i…
Aids in balance and coordination of movement... *Sarah balances
Medulla Oblongata... (Hindbrain)
Automatically controls basic life support functions... *You "gat…
Pons... (Hindbrain)
Relays information between the cerebellum and the cerebrum... *P…
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Psychology Ch. 2 The Brain
Amygdala
Aphasia
Cortical localization
Hippocampus
An almond-shaped cluster of neurons in the brain's temporal l…
The partial or complete inability or understand spoken or wri…
The notion that different functions are located or localized…
A curved forebrain structure that's is part of the limbic sys…
Amygdala
An almond-shaped cluster of neurons in the brain's temporal l…
Aphasia
The partial or complete inability or understand spoken or wri…
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Psychology Brain Dump #2
Consciousness
Phenomenology
Problem of other minds:
Properties of Consciousness
a person's subjective experience of the world and the mind... ~A…
how things seem to the conscious person (in their understandi…
the fundamental difficulty we have in perceiving the consciou…
Intentionality... Unity... Selectivity... Transience
Consciousness
a person's subjective experience of the world and the mind... ~A…
Phenomenology
how things seem to the conscious person (in their understandi…
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Psychology Test 2 (brain)
central nervous system
processes, interprets, stores info, se…
somatic, autonomic
somatic
system of nerves in the center of the body in which are the b…
what does the central nervous system do?
what are the two peripheral nervous systems?
controls skeletal muscles
central nervous system
system of nerves in the center of the body in which are the b…
processes, interprets, stores info, se…
what does the central nervous system do?
Psychology Chapter 2: The Brain
brainstem
medulla
thalamus
reticular formation
oldest part and central core of the brain, responsible for au…
base of brainstem, controls heartbeat and breathing
area at the top of brainstem, directs sensory messages to the…
nerve network running through the brainstem and thalamus; pla…
brainstem
oldest part and central core of the brain, responsible for au…
medulla
base of brainstem, controls heartbeat and breathing
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Psychology 2--Brain
neuron
nervous system
synapse
dendrites
a nerve cell; basic building blocks of nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
the junction between the axon terminal of the sending neuron…
bushy/branching extensions that receive messages/conduct impu…
neuron
a nerve cell; basic building blocks of nervous system
nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
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Psychology Quiz 2 (brain)
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
Lobe of brain in charge of speaking, muscles movements, makin…
Lobe of brain in charge of sensory input for touch and body p…
Lobe of brain in charge of information to the ears
Lobe of brain in charge of vision
Frontal Lobe
Lobe of brain in charge of speaking, muscles movements, makin…
Parietal Lobe
Lobe of brain in charge of sensory input for touch and body p…
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Psychology Chapter 2- Brain
Medulla
Pons
Reticular Formation
Reticular Activating System
Located at the top of the spinal column; controls functions s…
Located above the medulla (a bridge between the lower brain a…
A network of neurons extending from the hindbrain through the…
Part of the reticular formation that keeps people awake and a…
Medulla
Located at the top of the spinal column; controls functions s…
Pons
Located above the medulla (a bridge between the lower brain a…
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Psychology Ch. 2: The Brain
biological perspective
neurons
dendrite fibers
axon fibers
concerned with studying biology and behavior
a nerve cell... building block of the nervous system
carries messages to the cell body
carries messages from neuron to other neurons/muscles/glands
biological perspective
concerned with studying biology and behavior
neurons
a nerve cell... building block of the nervous system
Psychology Chapter 2 - The Brain
Cerebrum
Cortex
Thalamus
hypothalamus
the thick, outer layer of the brain, divided in to hemispheres.
the outer layer of the cerebrum, involved in complex mental p…
relays sensory information through the central relay stsyem
Manages the body's internal state
Cerebrum
the thick, outer layer of the brain, divided in to hemispheres.
Cortex
the outer layer of the cerebrum, involved in complex mental p…
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Psychology Chapter 2: The Brain
nervous system
Three Basic Functions of the Nervous S…
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
A network of billions of cells in the brain and the body, res…
1. receive sensory input from the world through vision, heari…
The part of the nervous system that consists of the brain and…
the part of the nervous system that enables nerves to connect…
nervous system
A network of billions of cells in the brain and the body, res…
Three Basic Functions of the Nervous S…
1. receive sensory input from the world through vision, heari…
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Psychology Chapter 2: The Brain
neuron
dendrites
axon
myelin sheath (2)
a nerve cell
a neurons extensions that receive messages and conduct impuls…
the neuron extension that passes messages through its branche…
fatty tissue layer encasing the axon- increases transmission…
neuron
a nerve cell
dendrites
a neurons extensions that receive messages and conduct impuls…
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Psychology The Brain - Ch. 2
central core
cerebellum
reticular formation
thalamus
the "old brain," which controls basic functions such as eatin…
the part of the brain that controls bodily balance
the part of the brain extending from the medulla through the…
the part of the brain located in the middle of the central co…
central core
the "old brain," which controls basic functions such as eatin…
cerebellum
the part of the brain that controls bodily balance
Psychology Unit 2 The Brain
Cortex
Pre-frontal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
The outer layer of the brain, plays an important role in cons…
Complex Cognitive Behavior and Decision making.Boss of rest o…
Auditory Input, Temples to Ears
Taste,Temperature, and Touch. Right at top
Cortex
The outer layer of the brain, plays an important role in cons…
Pre-frontal Lobe
Complex Cognitive Behavior and Decision making.Boss of rest o…
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Psychology test 2 - the brain
stage 1
stage 2
stage 3
The brain begins to develop from the moment the sperm enters…
the fourteenth day of life the zygote is developing its nervo…
By the end of the eighth week, the foetus is 1.8 cm in length…
stage 1
The brain begins to develop from the moment the sperm enters…
stage 2
the fourteenth day of life the zygote is developing its nervo…
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Psychology Ch. 2 - The Brain
Biological Perspective
nerve cells
Neurons
dendrite fiber
biology and our behavior and mind - we are biopsychosocial sy…
conduct electricity and send messages to each other
nerve cells; basic building blocks of nervous system
bushy; receive messages and conduct impulses toward cell body…
Biological Perspective
biology and our behavior and mind - we are biopsychosocial sy…
nerve cells
conduct electricity and send messages to each other
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Psychology Test 2 (the brain)
frontal lobe
parietal lobe
temporal lobe
occipital lobe
- movement & thinking... - attention & thought... - voluntary movem…
- touch sensation & understanding spatial relationships... - "ma…
- processes sounds... - perception & face and object recognition…
- visual cortex... - pathways carry visual info to different lob…
frontal lobe
- movement & thinking... - attention & thought... - voluntary movem…
parietal lobe
- touch sensation & understanding spatial relationships... - "ma…
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Psychology Unit 2: The Brain
Amygdala
Brain stem
Cerebellum
Cerebral cortex
Part of the limbic system that is necessary for processing em…
(Medulla) connects the upper brain with the spinal cord. Resp…
Part of the hindbrain that helps to control posture, balance…
-Outer layer of nerve cells overnight the cerebrum that is re…
Amygdala
Part of the limbic system that is necessary for processing em…
Brain stem
(Medulla) connects the upper brain with the spinal cord. Resp…
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Psychology Ch. 2 The Brain
Biological psychology
Nervous system
action potentials
threshold
study the links between our biology (hormones, genetics etc..…
Control center for the body- brain, spinal cord, network of n…
a brief electrical charge that travels down an axon
minimum level of stimulation needed to trigger an action pote…
Biological psychology
study the links between our biology (hormones, genetics etc..…
Nervous system
Control center for the body- brain, spinal cord, network of n…
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