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AP Psychology Unit 3: Biological Basis of Behavior
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Dendrites
Axon
The scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Branching extensions that receive chemical messages from othe…
After threshold level is reached, depolariztion begins down t…
Biological Psychology
The scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
66 terms
AP Psychology Unit 3: Biological Basis of Behavior
biopsychology
neuroscience
evolution
natural selection
Specialty in psychology that studies the interaction of biolo…
perspective on psychology that emphasizes the study of the br…
the gradual change in a species over time
the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variat…
biopsychology
Specialty in psychology that studies the interaction of biolo…
neuroscience
perspective on psychology that emphasizes the study of the br…
30 terms
Lecture 3 - Biological Basis of Psychology
Cerebellum
Medulla
Brainstem
Pons
Coordinates fine muscle movement, balance, and some perceptio…
Responsible for breathing, heartbeat and other vital life fun…
Helps regulate reflex activities for survival.
Involved with respiration, movement, waking, sleep and dreami…
Cerebellum
Coordinates fine muscle movement, balance, and some perceptio…
Medulla
Responsible for breathing, heartbeat and other vital life fun…
20 terms
Psychology Biological Basis Part 3
Corpus Callosum
Microelectrode Technique
Macroelectrode Technique
Structural Imaging
Fibers that connect the two hemispheres... Allow close communica…
Very small electrodes inserted into individual neurons... Used t…
Used to get a picture of overall activity in the brain... An exa…
Computerized Axial Tomography (CT-scan)... Uses X-rays to create…
Corpus Callosum
Fibers that connect the two hemispheres... Allow close communica…
Microelectrode Technique
Very small electrodes inserted into individual neurons... Used t…
91 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 3 - The Biological Basis of Behavior
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Sensory Neurons
Motor Neurons
a branch of psychology concerned between the links between bi…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
NEURONS that carry incoming information from the SENSORY rece…
NEURONS that carry OUTGOING information from the brain and sp…
Biological Psychology
a branch of psychology concerned between the links between bi…
Neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
88 terms
AP Psychology Biological Basis
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
neural impulse
motor projection areas
endocrine glands
division that connects the central nervous system to the rest…
action potential; the firing of a nerve cell; the entire proc…
primary motor cortex; areas of the three boat cortex for resp…
the bodies "slow" chemical communication by secreting hormone…
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
division that connects the central nervous system to the rest…
neural impulse
action potential; the firing of a nerve cell; the entire proc…
86 terms
AP Psychology Unit 3: Biological Basis of Behavior
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Dendrites
Axon
The scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
A neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
The neuron extension that sends information away from the cel…
Biological Psychology
The scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
84 terms
AP Psychology Unit 3: Biological Basis of Behavior
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Dendrites
Axon
The scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Branching extensions that receive chemical messages from othe…
After threshold level is reached, depolariztion begins down t…
Biological Psychology
The scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
66 terms
AP Psychology Unit 3: Biological Basis of Behavior
biopsychology
neuroscience
evolution
natural selection
Specialty in psychology that studies the interaction of biolo…
perspective on psychology that emphasizes the study of the br…
the gradual change in a species over time
the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variat…
biopsychology
Specialty in psychology that studies the interaction of biolo…
neuroscience
perspective on psychology that emphasizes the study of the br…
68 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 3- The Biological Basis of Behavior
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
a branch of psych concerned with the links between biology an…
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…
Biological Psychology
a branch of psych concerned with the links between biology an…
Neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
77 terms
AP Psychology - Unit 3 - Biological Basis of Behavior
biological psychology
neuron
dendrites
axon
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
the neuron extension that passes messages through its branche…
biological psychology
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
55 terms
Psychology Unit 3 Test: Biological Basis of Behavior
Franz Gall
neurons
sensory neurons
motor neurons
Phrenology (early 1800's)... • "Bumps on the head"- anatomy of t…
• Nerve cells, the basic building blocks on the nervous system
• Touching something hot and reacting... • Hear something and ty…
efferent neurons... Neurons that carry outgoing information fro…
Franz Gall
Phrenology (early 1800's)... • "Bumps on the head"- anatomy of t…
neurons
• Nerve cells, the basic building blocks on the nervous system
100 terms
Ch. 3 Biological Basis of Behavior- Psychology
Neurons
Neural Networks
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
basic (nerve) cell units in the nervous system ... These cells r…
communicate selectively with other neurons to form circuits,…
consists of the brain and the spinal cord, both of which cont…
consists of all the other nerve cells in the rest of the body
Neurons
basic (nerve) cell units in the nervous system ... These cells r…
Neural Networks
communicate selectively with other neurons to form circuits,…
51 terms
Psychology: Biological Basis of Behavior
NERVOUS SYSTEM... 1. Central nervous system
NERVOUS SYSTEM... 2. Peripheral nervous s…
NERVOUS SYSTEM... 2. Peripheral nervous s…
NERVOUS SYSTEM... 2. Peripheral nervous s…
the brain and spinal cord (all nerves encased in bone)
nerves not encased in bones; used to carry messages to and fr…
carries messages between CNS and muscles
responsible for involuntary functions of the body
NERVOUS SYSTEM... 1. Central nervous system
the brain and spinal cord (all nerves encased in bone)
NERVOUS SYSTEM... 2. Peripheral nervous s…
nerves not encased in bones; used to carry messages to and fr…
33 terms
Psychology Topic 3 - Biological Basis of Behaviors
Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Cell Body
Functions as a communication system for the body. Made up of…
Consists of the brain and the spinal cord
Made up of nerve cells that send messages between the central…
Produces energy that fuels the neuron's activity
Nervous System
Functions as a communication system for the body. Made up of…
Central Nervous System
Consists of the brain and the spinal cord
63 terms
Psychology Chapter 3: Biological Basis of Behavior
Nature
Nurture
Nature/Nurture debate
Genes
Inborn, innate character
Environmental factors after conception
Whether something is affected by genetics more than environment
Basic unit of heredity, passed down from parent to child
Nature
Inborn, innate character
Nurture
Environmental factors after conception
49 terms
AP Psychology - Unit 3: Biological Basis of Behavior
Dendrites
Nucleus
Axon
Soma (cell body)
a short branched extension of a nerve cell, along which impul…
the central and most important part of an object, movement, o…
a long, slender projection of a nerve cell, or neuron, that c…
is the spherical part of the neuron that contains the nucleus.
Dendrites
a short branched extension of a nerve cell, along which impul…
Nucleus
the central and most important part of an object, movement, o…
32 terms
AP Psychology Biological Basis of Bx Part 3
endocrine system
endocrine glands
hormones
thyroid gland
internal network of glands that release hormones directly int…
glands that release hormones into the bloodstream
chem substances released by endocrine glands; help regulate b…
endocrine gland located below the voice box; produces thyroxi…
endocrine system
internal network of glands that release hormones directly int…
endocrine glands
glands that release hormones into the bloodstream
89 terms
AP Psychology Biological Basis
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
neural impulse
motor projection areas
endocrine glands
division that connects the central nervous system to the rest…
action potential; the firing of a nerve cell; the entire proc…
primary motor cortex; areas of the three boat cortex for resp…
the bodies "slow" chemical communication by secreting hormone…
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
division that connects the central nervous system to the rest…
neural impulse
action potential; the firing of a nerve cell; the entire proc…
AP Psychology Ch.3 The Biological Basis of Behavior
Neurons
Soma
Dendrites
Axon
individual cells in the nervous system that receive, integrat…
cell body, that contains the cells nucleus and much of the ch…
parts of a neuron that are specialized to receive information
a long, thin fiber that transmits signals away from the soma…
Neurons
individual cells in the nervous system that receive, integrat…
Soma
cell body, that contains the cells nucleus and much of the ch…
75 terms
AP Psychology: Unit 3 (biological basis of behavior)
Biological Psychology
Neuron
dendrites
Axon
The scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
A neuron's bushy branching extensions that receive messages a…
Fiber passes messages through its terminal branches to other…
Biological Psychology
The scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
78 terms
Psychology Chapter 3 Biological Basis of Behavior
What is the nervous system?
What is the endocrine system?
What are the three functions of the ne…
What type of communication does the ne…
Uses neurons to send and receive information
uses bloodstream to send and receive information
1. input (stimulus)... 2. processing... 3. output (reaction)
chemical and electrical
What is the nervous system?
Uses neurons to send and receive information
What is the endocrine system?
uses bloodstream to send and receive information
74 terms
Biological basis of Psychology
corpus callosum
right hemisphere of brain
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
autonomic
large band of neural fibers that links the right and left hem…
non verbal processing, visual spacing, etc
division of the nervous system that connects brain and spinal…
division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the o…
corpus callosum
large band of neural fibers that links the right and left hem…
right hemisphere of brain
non verbal processing, visual spacing, etc
63 terms
Unit 3: Biological Basis of Behvaior AP Psychology
Synapse
Dendrites
Axon
Threshold
The junction between 2 neurons
The extensions of a neuron that receives messages from other…
The extension of a neuron that transmits information to other…
The level of stimulation required to trigger a neural impulse
Synapse
The junction between 2 neurons
Dendrites
The extensions of a neuron that receives messages from other…
80 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 3 - Biological Basis of Behavior
Paul Broca
patient H.M.
Michael Gazzaniga
Roger Sperry
the part of the brain responsible for coordinating muscles in…
famous patient who was treated for intractable seizures by th…
split brain on humans
split brain on cats
Paul Broca
the part of the brain responsible for coordinating muscles in…
patient H.M.
famous patient who was treated for intractable seizures by th…
113 terms
AP Psychology: Biological Basis- Unit 3
Phrenology
Biopsychology/Nueroscience/nueropsycho…
Neuron
Dendrite
The detailed study of the shape and size of the cranium as a…
The branch of psychology concerned with its biological and ph…
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
A neuro's bushy, branching extensions that revive messages an…
Phrenology
The detailed study of the shape and size of the cranium as a…
Biopsychology/Nueroscience/nueropsycho…
The branch of psychology concerned with its biological and ph…
63 terms
AP Psychology Unit 3: Biological Basis of Behavior
central nervous system (CNS)
hindbrain, midbrain, forebrain
hindbrain
brainstem
consists of the brain and spinal cord
three major parts of the brain
where incoming signals first reach; vital automatic signals
starts where the spinal cord enters the skull
central nervous system (CNS)
consists of the brain and spinal cord
hindbrain, midbrain, forebrain
three major parts of the brain
81 terms
Unit 3 Psychology biological basis of behavior
Biological psychology
Neuron
Dendrites
axon
link between biological and psychological
a nerve cell, basic building blocks of the nervous system.
send messages to other neurons and receive messages.
the neuron extension to that passes messages to other neurons…
Biological psychology
link between biological and psychological
Neuron
a nerve cell, basic building blocks of the nervous system.
95 terms
Psychology Chapter 3 - Biological Basis for Behavior
neurons
soma
dendrite
axon
individual cells in the nervous system that receive, integrat…
cell body, contains the cell nucleus and much of the chemical…
the parts of the neuron that are specialized to receive infor…
a long, thin fiber that transmits signals away from the soma…
neurons
individual cells in the nervous system that receive, integrat…
soma
cell body, contains the cell nucleus and much of the chemical…
60 terms
AP Psychology Unit 3: Biological Basis of Behavior
Neurons
Dendrite
axon
myelin sheath
Definition: a nerve cell; the basic building block of the ner…
Definition: a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that recei…
Definition: the neuron extension that passes messages through…
Definition: [MY-uh-lin] a fatty tissue layer segmentally enca…
Neurons
Definition: a nerve cell; the basic building block of the ner…
Dendrite
Definition: a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that recei…
86 terms
AP Psychology: Chapter 3 "Biological Basis for Behavior"
Biopsychology
Neuroscience
Evolution
Natural Selection
The specialty in psychology that studies the interaction of b…
A relatively new interdisciplinary field devoted to understan…
The gradual process of biological change that occurs in a spe…
The driving force behind evolution, by which the environment…
Biopsychology
The specialty in psychology that studies the interaction of b…
Neuroscience
A relatively new interdisciplinary field devoted to understan…
16 terms
PSYCHOLOGY CHAPTER 3: biological basis of behavior
Neurons
Soma
Dendrites
Axon
cells that receive, integrate, and transmit signals
cell body, contains nucleus
receive information from other neurons
transmits inför away from soma to other neurons
Neurons
cells that receive, integrate, and transmit signals
Soma
cell body, contains nucleus
46 terms
Psychology Chapter 3 Biological Basis of Behavior
Nervous System
Characteristics of Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
neuroscience... electrochemical communication system
complexity... integration... adaptability... electrochemical transmiss…
brain... spinal cord
somatic... autonomic
Nervous System
neuroscience... electrochemical communication system
Characteristics of Nervous System
complexity... integration... adaptability... electrochemical transmiss…
24 terms
Biological Basis of Psychology
Dendrites
GABA
Corpus callosum
Terminal branch
Extensions of the neuron responsible for sending signals to t…
A general inhibitory neurotransmitter
Area of the brain that connect the two hemispheres
Extension of the neuron responsible for sending signal to the…
Dendrites
Extensions of the neuron responsible for sending signals to t…
GABA
A general inhibitory neurotransmitter
14 terms
AP Psychology Biological Basis of Behavior Part 3
Endocrine System
Endocrine glands
Hormones
Thyroid gland
Internal network of glands that release hormones directly int…
Glands that release hormones into bloodstream
Chemical substances released by endocrine glands; help regula…
Endocrine gland located below voicebox; produces thyroxine to…
Endocrine System
Internal network of glands that release hormones directly int…
Endocrine glands
Glands that release hormones into bloodstream
60 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 3 Biological Basis of Behavior
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
Myelin Sheath
nerve cell, basic building block of NS
bushy, branching extensions of neuron that recieve messages a…
long, thin extension of neuron that ends in dendrites that tr…
fatty cell layer that encases the axon, speeds up the transmi…
Neuron
nerve cell, basic building block of NS
Dendrite
bushy, branching extensions of neuron that recieve messages a…
14 terms
AP Psychology Biological Basis of Behavior Part 3
Endocrine System
Endocrine glands
Hormones
Thyroid gland
Internal network of glands that release hormones directly int…
Glands that release hormones into bloodstream
Chemical substances released by endocrine glands; help regula…
Endocrine gland located below voicebox; produces thyroxine to…
Endocrine System
Internal network of glands that release hormones directly int…
Endocrine glands
Glands that release hormones into bloodstream
91 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 3 - The Biological Basis of Behavior
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Sensory Neurons
Motor Neurons
a branch of psychology concerned between the links between bi…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
NEURONS that carry incoming information from the SENSORY rece…
NEURONS that carry OUTGOING information from the brain and sp…
Biological Psychology
a branch of psychology concerned between the links between bi…
Neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
9 terms
Psychology Chapter 3: The Biological Basis of Behavior
Neurotransmitters
Cortex
Recessive
Synapse
electrical chemical transmission... holds chemicals
The outer layer of the cerebrum
Heritable characteristics controlled by genes that are expres…
the junction between the axon tip of the sending neuron and t…
Neurotransmitters
electrical chemical transmission... holds chemicals
Cortex
The outer layer of the cerebrum
71 terms
AP Psychology Unit 3 - The Biological Basis of Behavior
3A
Neuron
Sensory Neurons
Motor Neurons
3A
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
neurons that carry incoming information from the sensory rece…
neurons that carry outgoing information from the brain and sp…
3A
3A
Neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
89 terms
AP Psychology Biological Basis
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
neural impulse
motor projection areas
endocrine glands
division that connects the central nervous system to the rest…
action potential; the firing of a nerve cell; the entire proc…
primary motor cortex; areas of the three boat cortex for resp…
the bodies "slow" chemical communication by secreting hormone…
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
division that connects the central nervous system to the rest…
neural impulse
action potential; the firing of a nerve cell; the entire proc…
89 terms
AP Psychology Biological Basis
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
neural impulse
motor projection areas
endocrine glands
division that connects the central nervous system to the rest…
action potential; the firing of a nerve cell; the entire proc…
primary motor cortex; areas of the three boat cortex for resp…
the bodies "slow" chemical communication by secreting hormone…
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
division that connects the central nervous system to the rest…
neural impulse
action potential; the firing of a nerve cell; the entire proc…
Ch. 3 The Biological Basis of Psychological Functioning
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Structure of a Neuron
Axon terminals
Branch of psychology concerned with links between biology and…
nerve cell that transmits information from one part of the bo…
Cell body - contains cell's nucleus... Dendrites - receive neura…
where axons end in a branching series of bare end points and…
Biological Psychology
Branch of psychology concerned with links between biology and…
Neuron
nerve cell that transmits information from one part of the bo…
43 terms
Biological Basis of Psychology
Galen
Phrenology
Gall
Phineas Gage
Concluded all sensory nerves entered the brain, said brain wa…
Incorrect idea that the shape of the skull reveals a person's…
Believed in phrenology
His brain damage led to a personality change but no change in…
Galen
Concluded all sensory nerves entered the brain, said brain wa…
Phrenology
Incorrect idea that the shape of the skull reveals a person's…
49 terms
Biological Basis of Psychology
Thalamus
Medulla
Hypothalmus
Hippocampus
is responsible for directing sensory messages and movement ac…
is in charge of unconscious vital functions: breathing, circu…
The Hypothalamus helps to control hunger, body temperature, t…
is responsible for creating new memories.
Thalamus
is responsible for directing sensory messages and movement ac…
Medulla
is in charge of unconscious vital functions: breathing, circu…
25 terms
Psychology: Biological Basis of Behavior
Motor neurons
interneurons
threshold
neurotransmitter
neurons that carry outgoing information from the central nerv…
Central nervous system neurons that internally communicate an…
The level of stimulation required to trigger in neural impulse
Chemical messengers that transverse the synaptic gaps between…
Motor neurons
neurons that carry outgoing information from the central nerv…
interneurons
Central nervous system neurons that internally communicate an…
89 terms
AP Psychology Biological Basis
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
neural impulse
motor projection areas
endocrine glands
division that connects the central nervous system to the rest…
action potential; the firing of a nerve cell; the entire proc…
primary motor cortex; areas of the three boat cortex for resp…
the bodies "slow" chemical communication by secreting hormone…
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
division that connects the central nervous system to the rest…
neural impulse
action potential; the firing of a nerve cell; the entire proc…
34 terms
AP Psychology Biological Basis
Action Potential
All or None Law
Refractory Period
Threshold
movement of sodium and potassium ions across a membrane sends…
neuron fires or it does not at all
neuron's reset period when they cannot fire until it has retu…
point that impulse is strong enough for neuron to recognize i…
Action Potential
movement of sodium and potassium ions across a membrane sends…
All or None Law
neuron fires or it does not at all
62 terms
Psychology: Biological Basis of Behavior
Neuron
Dendrite
Soma
Axon
-highly specialized nerve cells of the nervous system... -form t…
branches that receive info
cell body, engine
long tube, transports info
Neuron
-highly specialized nerve cells of the nervous system... -form t…
Dendrite
branches that receive info
33 terms
Psychology - Biological Basis of Behavior
behavioral neuroscience
nervous system
sense receptors
neurons
how communication within the parts (brain, extremities, gland…
organization of neurons, neurotransmitters, and brain structu…
detect heat, light, or touch, and then pass information about…
pathways for commuication in nervous system
behavioral neuroscience
how communication within the parts (brain, extremities, gland…
nervous system
organization of neurons, neurotransmitters, and brain structu…
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