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26 terms
Psychology Brain
Central Nervous System
Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System
Neurons
Brain and spinal cord
Nerves that run up and down the length of the back and transm…
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
Individual nerve cells.
Central Nervous System
Brain and spinal cord
Spinal Cord
Nerves that run up and down the length of the back and transm…
27 terms
Brain (psychology)
Left hemisphere
Right hemisphere
Contralateral innervation
Corpus callosum
Left side of brain. Good at language.
Right side of brain. Good at space tasks.
Right hemisphere controls left side of body. Left hemisphere…
Band connecting both hemispheres of the brain.
Left hemisphere
Left side of brain. Good at language.
Right hemisphere
Right side of brain. Good at space tasks.
30 terms
Psychology Brain
Glial cells
somatic nervous system
EEG
CAT scan stand for
form myelin sheath (glue)
voluntary movements
record electrical activity of the brain
computer axial tomography
Glial cells
form myelin sheath (glue)
somatic nervous system
voluntary movements
16 terms
The Brain/ Brain Functions - Psychology
Brainstem
Cerebellum
Amygdala
Hypothalamus
The oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning wher…
The "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem. It…
Consists of two almond-shaped neural clusters linked to the e…
Lies below the thalamus. It directs several maintenance activ…
Brainstem
The oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning wher…
Cerebellum
The "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem. It…
48 terms
Psychology and the Brain
True or False: Everything psychologica…
What is phrenology?
Who is the founder of phrenology?
True or False: We have approximately 1…
True
head shape and bumps provide information about mental abiliti…
Francis Gall
False: we have about 100 billion neurons
True or False: Everything psychologica…
True
What is phrenology?
head shape and bumps provide information about mental abiliti…
34 terms
Psychology- Brain
Left Hemisphere
Right Hemisphere
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Processes verbal information
Processes visual & emotional information
Located right behind the forehead... Controls logic, personality…
Located back top of the head... Controls touch, taste, temperatu…
Left Hemisphere
Processes verbal information
Right Hemisphere
Processes visual & emotional information
24 terms
Psychology - Brain
Goals of Psychology
Brain divided into 4 main areas called
Cerebrum
Corpus Callosum
• Describe what happens ... • Explaining what happens... • Predicti…
• Cerebrum... • Cerebellum... • Brainstem... • Limbic System
• Frontal Lobe... • Occipital Lobe... • Parietal Lobes... • Temporal L…
A thick mass of nerve fibers that sends messages back and for…
Goals of Psychology
• Describe what happens ... • Explaining what happens... • Predicti…
Brain divided into 4 main areas called
• Cerebrum... • Cerebellum... • Brainstem... • Limbic System
36 terms
psychology The Brain
axon
glial cells
action potential
dopamine
neuron extension that passes messages through its branches to…
cells that protect and support neurons
a brief electrical charge that travels down its axon
-feel-good chemical... -schizophrenia... -brain to heart
axon
neuron extension that passes messages through its branches to…
glial cells
cells that protect and support neurons
38 terms
Psychology- Brain
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
neurons
cell body
contains the brain and spinal cord
made up of nerve cells that send messages between the central…
nerve cells that run through the entire body and communicate…
main part of neuron by dendrites that produce energy that fue…
central nervous system
contains the brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system
made up of nerve cells that send messages between the central…
78 terms
#3 Brain Unit (AP Psychology)
Biological psychology
Chromosomes
Behavior Geneticists
Genes
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
Threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
Trying to answer the question of nature (heredity) or nurture…
Biochemical units of heredity that make up the chromosomes... C…
Biological psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
Chromosomes
Threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
23 terms
Psychology brain
EEG
CT
PET
FMRI
Description: records electrical activity ... Use: recognizes cha…
Description: medical imaging method...3D image of an insurer…
Description: 3-D image of organ tissue functions in the body…
Description: shows brain activity over time ... Use: reveal the…
EEG
Description: records electrical activity ... Use: recognizes cha…
CT
Description: medical imaging method...3D image of an insurer…
76 terms
Psychology Brain
biological psychology
dendrites
neuron
axon
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
a nerve cell
the neuron extension that passes messages through its branche…
biological psychology
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
dendrites
a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
20 terms
Psychology Brain
medulla
cerebellum
pons
reticular formation
regulates vital functions
fine movements
expresses feelings
attention
medulla
regulates vital functions
cerebellum
fine movements
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Brain (psychology)
neuropsychologists
nervous system
synapses
effectors
studies the processes of the brain
body's communication network and control center
connects nerve cells by crossing the gap from one nerve cell…
sent orders by the brain the work muscles and glands
neuropsychologists
studies the processes of the brain
nervous system
body's communication network and control center
26 terms
Brain for psychology
Lesion
EEG
Cat scan
Pet
The removal or destruction of part of the brain
Detects brain waves widely used in sleep research to identify…
Uses several x ray cameras that rotate around the brain and c…
Used to see what areas of the brain are most active during ce…
Lesion
The removal or destruction of part of the brain
EEG
Detects brain waves widely used in sleep research to identify…
7 terms
The Brain - Psychology
Frontal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
Last part of brain to develop, responsible for decision making
Left - speech... Right - auditory
Body movement, body sensation
Vision, biggest lobe
Frontal Lobe
Last part of brain to develop, responsible for decision making
Temporal Lobe
Left - speech... Right - auditory
21 terms
Psychology : The Brain
HindBrain
Cerebellum: "Little Brain"
Medulla(Middle of Hind)
Pons(Backwards P)
Includes Cerebellum, Pons, Medulla
Processes sensory imput ... Coordinates movement output and bala…
Base of brain stem that controls heartbeat and breathing
Help coordinate movements and SLEEP
HindBrain
Includes Cerebellum, Pons, Medulla
Cerebellum: "Little Brain"
Processes sensory imput ... Coordinates movement output and bala…
12 terms
Psychology:The Brain
Cerebellum
Thalamus
Limbic system
Hypothalamus
A large structure of the hindbrain that controls fine motor s…
A Subcortical structure that relays and filters information f…
A group of neural structures at the base of the cerebral hemi…
A neural structure lying below the thalamus; it directs sever…
Cerebellum
A large structure of the hindbrain that controls fine motor s…
Thalamus
A Subcortical structure that relays and filters information f…
52 terms
Psychology Brain
Biological Perspective
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
Study of the links between biological activity and psychologi…
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
A neurons extension that receives messages and conduct impuls…
Neuron extension passes messages to other neurons, muscles, o…
Biological Perspective
Study of the links between biological activity and psychologi…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
12 terms
The brain- Psychology
Frontal lobe
Temporal lobe
Parietal lobe
Occipital lobe
...
...
...
...
Frontal lobe
...
Temporal lobe
...
18 terms
psychology : the brain
brainstem
medulla
pons
cerebellum
•oldest part of the brain ... •begins where spinal cord swells a…
•base of brainstem that controls heartbeat and breathing
•part of the brainstem involved in sleeping and dreaming ... cal…
•the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem ... •h…
brainstem
•oldest part of the brain ... •begins where spinal cord swells a…
medulla
•base of brainstem that controls heartbeat and breathing
20 terms
Psychology: The Brain
LOWER BRAIN: Hypocampus
LOWER BRAIN: Thalamus
LOWER BRAIN: Amygdala
LOWER BRAIN: Hypothalamus
Creates memories & directions, spacial navigation, when damag…
Ongoing & outgoing sensations, relay station, gets incoming m…
Emotion center, when damaged can't be aggressive, delayed res…
Regulates emotion (rage & pleasure), hunger, thirst, basic dr…
LOWER BRAIN: Hypocampus
Creates memories & directions, spacial navigation, when damag…
LOWER BRAIN: Thalamus
Ongoing & outgoing sensations, relay station, gets incoming m…
25 terms
Psychology: The Brain
Nervous system
Neuroscience
Neuron
Dendrites
An extensive network of specialized cells that carries info t…
A branch of the life sciences that deals with the structure a…
The basic cell that makes up the nervous system and that rece…
Branchlike structures that receive messages from other neurons
Nervous system
An extensive network of specialized cells that carries info t…
Neuroscience
A branch of the life sciences that deals with the structure a…
12 terms
Psychology - Brain
Hypothalamus
Cerebral Cortex
Cerebellum
Spinal Cord
Governs eating, drinking, and sex; plays a role in emotion an…
Extensive, wrinkled outer layer of the fore brain; governs hi…
Rounded structure involved in motor coordination
Bundle of nerve fibers enclosed in the spine that connects al…
Hypothalamus
Governs eating, drinking, and sex; plays a role in emotion an…
Cerebral Cortex
Extensive, wrinkled outer layer of the fore brain; governs hi…
62 terms
AP Psychology - Brain/Biology
biological psychology
neuron
dendrite
axon
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
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 psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
55 terms
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…
26 terms
Psychology - The Brain
Phineas Gage
Spinal Cord
Limbic System
Corpus Callosum
Showed us how resilient the brain was + that certain parts ma…
Transmits messages between the brain + body
Regulates our emotions + motavations
Divides 2 hemispheres
Phineas Gage
Showed us how resilient the brain was + that certain parts ma…
Spinal Cord
Transmits messages between the brain + body
22 terms
Brain Parts (AP Psychology)
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
"CEO of the brain"... Controls:... Personality, critical thinking/j…
Controls:... Mathematic Reasoning, Info Processor, Spacial orien…
Controls:... Hearing, categorization of object, Mystical Experie…
Controls:... Vision!
Frontal Lobe
"CEO of the brain"... Controls:... Personality, critical thinking/j…
Parietal Lobe
Controls:... Mathematic Reasoning, Info Processor, Spacial orien…
17 terms
The Brain -- Psychology
Cerebellum
Medulla
Pons
Reticular formation
coordinates movement. at the base of the brain behind the top…
Heart rate and breathing. At the bottom of the brainstem, in…
coordinates movement. Located above the medulla and below the…
Controls arousal. Located in the center of the brainstem.
Cerebellum
coordinates movement. at the base of the brain behind the top…
Medulla
Heart rate and breathing. At the bottom of the brainstem, in…
18 terms
Psychology: The Brain
The Main parts of the Brain are...
The Parts of the Limbic System are...
Hypothalamus
Amygdala
Hindbrain... Midbrain... Subcortex... Cerebral Cortex
Hypothalamus... Amygdala... Hippocampus
"Relay Station"
Sex & Rage
The Main parts of the Brain are...
Hindbrain... Midbrain... Subcortex... Cerebral Cortex
The Parts of the Limbic System are...
Hypothalamus... Amygdala... Hippocampus
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Psychology(the brain)
Temporal lobe
Cerebellum
Occipital lobe
Frontal lobe
Hearing tast smell auditotarycortex sound
Coordination movements and motions bodies autopilot
Sight visual memories
Read write speaking thinking reason decisions voluntary movem…
Temporal lobe
Hearing tast smell auditotarycortex sound
Cerebellum
Coordination movements and motions bodies autopilot
19 terms
Psychology: The Brain
The Limbic System
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Hippocampus
-Referred to as the emotional brain... -Plays a role in regulati…
Relays neural messages between the senses and areas of cortex
Helps regulate autonomic nervous system, endocrine glands, em…
formation of new memories, important in learning, and convert…
The Limbic System
-Referred to as the emotional brain... -Plays a role in regulati…
Thalamus
Relays neural messages between the senses and areas of cortex
Psychology the brain
Brain
Left hemisphere
Right hemisphere
Motor strip
Controls every though action and feeling
Controls Movement and feelings of the right side speech langu…
Controls movement and feelings of the left side space art and…
Controls all bodily movement
Brain
Controls every though action and feeling
Left hemisphere
Controls Movement and feelings of the right side speech langu…
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Psychology The Brain
Lesion
EEG
CAT Scan
MRI
experimentally destroys the brain tissue to study animal beha…
used to get a picture of overall activity in the brain, measu…
structural image: uses x-ray to create #D image of the brain…
structural image: uses magnetic field/radio waves to produce…
Lesion
experimentally destroys the brain tissue to study animal beha…
EEG
used to get a picture of overall activity in the brain, measu…
18 terms
Psychology- Brain
Split Brain Operation
Endorphins
Behaviourist
Split Brain Testing
operation performed in severe cases of epilepsy... -corpus callo…
neurotransmitter that is functions as natural pain killer, pl…
- researchers that believe psychology should be involved only…
Testing by Roger Sperry's research... -only verbal left hemisphe…
Split Brain Operation
operation performed in severe cases of epilepsy... -corpus callo…
Endorphins
neurotransmitter that is functions as natural pain killer, pl…
74 terms
psychology; the brain.
dendrite
Soma
Axon
Myelin Sheath
the branch part of the nerve that receives the messages from…
This is what gives the nerve life.
This part of the nerve carries the message through the single…
The outer coating of the nerve that protects it.
dendrite
the branch part of the nerve that receives the messages from…
Soma
This is what gives the nerve life.
11 terms
Psychology the brain
Medulla
Pons
Hippocampus
Thalamas
Controls heartrate, blood pressure, and breathing
Regulating body movement, attention, sleep, and alertnesss
Covert short term memories into long term memories
Relay station for sensory information
Medulla
Controls heartrate, blood pressure, and breathing
Pons
Regulating body movement, attention, sleep, and alertnesss
11 terms
Psychology- The Brain
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
PET (position emission tomography) Scan
Pons
Uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce computer-gene…
An amplified recording of the electrical waves sweeping acros…
A visual display of brain activity that detects a radioactive…
Is involved in motor control and sensory analysis.
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
Uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce computer-gene…
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
An amplified recording of the electrical waves sweeping acros…
32 terms
Psychology: The Brain
Electroencephalograph (EEG)
EEG pros
EEG cons
PET Scan
Electrodes placed on the outside of the skull to detect elect…
Non-invasive... Time sensitive
Location insensitive
Inject radioactive glucose into patients... Sees which part of t…
Electroencephalograph (EEG)
Electrodes placed on the outside of the skull to detect elect…
EEG pros
Non-invasive... Time sensitive
47 terms
Psychology: The Brain
The average human brain weighs:
The brain operates on:
Brain Scans:
EEG:
3 lbs.
Electrochemical processes
Predict or identify abnormalities
Electroencephalogram-checks brain wave patterns, especially l…
The average human brain weighs:
3 lbs.
The brain operates on:
Electrochemical processes
15 terms
Psychology & the Brain
Hindbrain
Medulla
Cerebellum
RAS
Regulates many of the body's basic activties including, heart…
Provides a connection between your brain & spinal cord
Helps maintain the body's balance & plays an important role i…
(Reticular Activating System) signals that control wakefulnes…
Hindbrain
Regulates many of the body's basic activties including, heart…
Medulla
Provides a connection between your brain & spinal cord
16 terms
Psychology- The Brain
Medulla
Reticular Formation (Pons)
Thalamus
Cerebellum
Located at the base of the brain stem, it controls basic life…
A nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role…
The brain's sensory switchboard, located on top of the brain…
The "little brain" attached to the rear of the brain stem; it…
Medulla
Located at the base of the brain stem, it controls basic life…
Reticular Formation (Pons)
A nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role…
21 terms
Psychology : The Brain
Hind brain
Mid brain
Medulla
Pons
keeps you healthy
vision & hearing
breath & heart
Balance and hearing
Hind brain
keeps you healthy
Mid brain
vision & hearing
18 terms
Intro to Psychology Brain Parts
Brainstem
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Medulla
responsible for automatic survival functions-like breathing
sensory switchboard (all senses go through here except for sm…
AKA rewards center...maintenance activities: eating, drinking…
heartbeat and breathing; vomiting & sneezing
Brainstem
responsible for automatic survival functions-like breathing
Thalamus
sensory switchboard (all senses go through here except for sm…
10 terms
Psychology - The Brain
Amygdala
Brain stem
Broca's area
Cerebellum
- Processes emotions and fear-learning... - Located in frontal l…
- Includes pons, medulla, oblongata and midbrain.... - Plays imp…
- Located in left frontal lobe... - Production of spoken and wri…
- Monitors and regulates motor behaviour, particularly autono…
Amygdala
- Processes emotions and fear-learning... - Located in frontal l…
Brain stem
- Includes pons, medulla, oblongata and midbrain.... - Plays imp…
26 terms
Psychology: Module 8 (The Brain)
brainstem
medulla
reticular formation
thalamus
The oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning wher…
Base of the brainstem; controls life-support functions like h…
A nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role…
The "sensory switchboard" that sits on top of brainstem throu…
brainstem
The oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning wher…
medulla
Base of the brainstem; controls life-support functions like h…
21 terms
Psychology-the brain
what are two main components of the ce…
what part of the nervous system is the…
This is a junction between the axon te…
In order for a neuron to fire or send…
brain and spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system
synapse
Neurotransmitters
what are two main components of the ce…
brain and spinal cord
what part of the nervous system is the…
Peripheral nervous system
14 terms
Psychology - The Brain
Trephination
Hysteria
Mind
Body
Trephination involves making a surgical hole in the skull whi…
Ancient Greeks believed that 'hysteria' in women (which inclu…
mental processes, thoughts and consciousness: eg self awarene…
the physical aspects of the brain's structure - can be measur…
Trephination
Trephination involves making a surgical hole in the skull whi…
Hysteria
Ancient Greeks believed that 'hysteria' in women (which inclu…
Psychology-- The brain
brain stem
limbic system
amygdala
frontal lobe
oldest structure of the brain; controls basic functions: brea…
made up of the thalamus, hypothalamus, amygdala and hippocamp…
emotion
monitors and controls decision making and processing informat…
brain stem
oldest structure of the brain; controls basic functions: brea…
limbic system
made up of the thalamus, hypothalamus, amygdala and hippocamp…
21 terms
Psychology: The Brain
cerebral cortex
fissure
hemisphere
corpus callosum
the outermost layer of the brain that contains high-level men…
a depression marking off an area of the cerebral cortex
one half of the cerebral cortex; each half controls the oppos…
a large bundle of nerve fibers that transfer information from…
cerebral cortex
the outermost layer of the brain that contains high-level men…
fissure
a depression marking off an area of the cerebral cortex
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