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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.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
53 terms
AP Psychology Unit 3: Biological Basis Of Behavior
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Sensory Neurons
Motor Neurons
A branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
A nerve cell, the building block of the nervous system
Neurons that carry incoming info from the sensory receptors t…
Neurons that carry outgoing info from the brain to the spinal…
Biological Psychology
A branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
Neuron
A nerve cell, the building block of the nervous system
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.
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.
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.
38 terms
Psychology Topic 3: Biological Basis of Behaviour
nervous system:... central NS
nervous system:... peripheral NS
neuron
neurons:... cell body
brain and spinal cord
made up of nerve cells that send messages
basic building block of the nervous system
produces energy that fuels the activity of the cell
nervous system:... central NS
brain and spinal cord
nervous system:... peripheral NS
made up of nerve cells that send messages
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
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,…
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…
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
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
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…
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.
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
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…
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…
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
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…
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
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…
39 terms
psychology biological basis review
acetylcholine
dopamine
endorphines
seratonin
associated with motor movement, lack of it is associated with…
motor movement and alertness, lack of it is associated with P…
pain control, involved in addictions
mood control, lack of it is associated with clinical depression
acetylcholine
associated with motor movement, lack of it is associated with…
dopamine
motor movement and alertness, lack of it is associated with P…
87 terms
Biological Basis of Psychology
Corpus Callosum
Left Half of VISION field corresponds to
Right Half of VISION field corresponds…
When both hemispheres of the brain wer…
wide band of axon fibers which connects and carries messages…
right hemisphere
left hemisphere
said they saw ART... pointed to what the saw as HE (with left ha…
Corpus Callosum
wide band of axon fibers which connects and carries messages…
Left Half of VISION field corresponds to
right hemisphere
50 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…
helps to control hunger, body temperature, thirst, and the en…
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…
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 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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
73 terms
Psychology: Biological Basis of Behavior
Neuroscience
Biological Psychology
Evolution: Charles Darwin (1859): On t…
Evolutional Psychology
Study of the brain and nervous system
How the brain and biological systems change human behavior
-Evolution occurs through natural selection... -Species evolve f…
-Psychology and evolution biology help research the structure…
Neuroscience
Study of the brain and nervous system
Biological Psychology
How the brain and biological systems change human behavior
AP Psychology Chapter 3 Biological Basis of Behavior
neurons and glia
neuron (nerve cell, brain cell)
nerve
other neurons
what are the 2 major categories of cells in the nervous system
individual cells in the nervous system that receive, integrat…
bunch of neurons going in the same direction, doing the same…
most neurons communicate only with what?
neurons and glia
what are the 2 major categories of cells in the nervous system
neuron (nerve cell, brain cell)
individual cells in the nervous system that receive, integrat…
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…
45 terms
PSYCHOLOGY: BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF BEHAVIOR
Dendrites
Cell Body (soma)
Axon
Myelin Sheath
Root-like parts of the cell that stretch out from the cell bo…
Contains the nucleus and other parts of the cell needed to su…
Wire-like structure ending in the terminal buttons that exten…
A fatty covering around the axon of some neurons that speed n…
Dendrites
Root-like parts of the cell that stretch out from the cell bo…
Cell Body (soma)
Contains the nucleus and other parts of the cell needed to su…
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.
Psychology: Biological Basis of Behavior
Action Potential
Adrenal Glands
Agonist
All or nothing response
When a neuron sends information down an axon, away from the c…
Located at the top of each kidney, produce hormones that cont…
Amps up effects of normal neurotransmitter
If the neuron reaches the threshold or if it doesn't, and the…
Action Potential
When a neuron sends information down an axon, away from the c…
Adrenal Glands
Located at the top of each kidney, produce hormones that cont…
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…
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
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…
AP Psychology Chapter 3: Biological basis of Behavior
Name the two major categories of cells…
What is a neuron?
Most neurons only communicate with?
Soma
1. Neurons... 2. Glia
It is a individual cell in the neuron system that receives, i…
other neurons
Cell body contains the cell nucleus and much of the chemical…
Name the two major categories of cells…
1. Neurons... 2. Glia
What is a neuron?
It is a individual cell in the neuron system that receives, i…
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…
Psychology: Biological Basis of Behavior
Central Nervous System (CNS)
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
Autonomic Nervous system
sympathetic nervous system
brain and spinal cord
all of the sensory and motor neurons
subdivision of PNS that includes motor neurons that innervate…
help body deal with stressful events
Central Nervous System (CNS)
brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
all of the sensory and motor neurons
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
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