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Psychology Brain
Brainstem
Medulla
Thalamus
Reticular Formation
Automatic survival functions
Controls heartbeat and breathing
Directs messages to the sensory receiving areas in the cortex
Controls arousal
Brainstem
Automatic survival functions
Medulla
Controls heartbeat and breathing
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…
40 terms
Psychology Brain
Lesioning
ESB
CT Scan
MRI
involves destroying a piece of brain, inserting an electrode…
involves sending a weak electric current into a brain structu…
a computer-enhanced X-ray of brain structure, create a image…
magnetic fields. radio waves, and computerized enhancement to…
Lesioning
involves destroying a piece of brain, inserting an electrode…
ESB
involves sending a weak electric current into a brain structu…
28 terms
psychology(brain)
cerebellum
Amygdala
Corpus Callosum
Hypothalamus
breathing, motor control, posture, and balance
deals with agression, fear, panic button, fight or flight res…
( a thick band of nerves) connects the cerebral hemispheres a…
concerned with emotions and drives, such as hunger and thirst…
cerebellum
breathing, motor control, posture, and balance
Amygdala
deals with agression, fear, panic button, fight or flight res…
psychology brain
biological psychology
neuron
dendrites
cell body
branch of psychology concerned with links between biology and…
nerve cells, building blocks of nervous system
branching extensions of a neuron that receives messages and c…
cells support center
biological psychology
branch of psychology concerned with links between biology and…
neuron
nerve cells, building blocks of nervous system
20 terms
Psychology Brain
medulla
cerebellum
pons
reticular formation
regulates vital functions
fine movements
expresses feelings
attention
medulla
regulates vital functions
cerebellum
fine movements
38 terms
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
30 terms
Psychology Brain
Four Lobes
Reticular Formation is responsible for
Rodger Speary
Hans Berger
Frontal, Parietal, Occipital, Temporal
Sleep and Arousal
Splitbrain
Electroecephalagraphy
Four Lobes
Frontal, Parietal, Occipital, Temporal
Reticular Formation is responsible for
Sleep and Arousal
Psychology - Brain
Parts of the Brain
Hindbrain
Brainstem
Cerebellum
Cerebrum, corpus callosum, ventricles, thalamus, hypothalamus…
Involves the brainstem and the cerebellum
Controls vital activities of the brain over which we have no…
Coordinates voluntary movement
Parts of the Brain
Cerebrum, corpus callosum, ventricles, thalamus, hypothalamus…
Hindbrain
Involves the brainstem and the cerebellum
40 terms
(Psychology 1) #3 Brain Unit
Dendrites
Axon
Soma
Myelin Sheath
the part of a neuron that receives messages from other neurons
the body of a neuron that allows the message to travel down
the cell body that processes nutrients and provide energy for…
a white fatty layer or "skin" wrapped around the axon that ca…
Dendrites
the part of a neuron that receives messages from other neurons
Axon
the body of a neuron that allows the message to travel down
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
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…
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
Psychology brain
Neuron
Axon
Cell body
Dendrite
Recieve and transmit information from one oart of the body to…
Fluid filled tube that extends from the cell body in neurons,…
Manufactures protein and process nutrients giving energy to n…
Extends from cell body and are short branching fibers, thousa…
Neuron
Recieve and transmit information from one oart of the body to…
Axon
Fluid filled tube that extends from the cell body in neurons,…
33 terms
AP Psychology Unit 3B - The Brain
lesion
electroencephalogram (EEG)
CT (computed tomography) scan
PET (positron emission tomography) scan
tissue destruction. A naturally or experimentally caused dest…
an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity th…
a series of X-ray photographs taken from different angles and…
a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radio…
lesion
tissue destruction. A naturally or experimentally caused dest…
electroencephalogram (EEG)
an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity th…
Psychology brain
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Pons
Spinal cord
Relay center for sensory info to higher levels of the brain t…
Physiological functions e.g. Body temp... Hunger, thirst, sex,…
Connect brain stem and forebrain... Regulate body movement, att…
Nerve fibers, base of brain to spinal cord
Thalamus
Relay center for sensory info to higher levels of the brain t…
Hypothalamus
Physiological functions e.g. Body temp... Hunger, thirst, sex,…
31 terms
Psychology Brain
What's in the Hindbrain
What is in the brainstem?
Medulla
Pons
Brainstem... Cerebellum
Controls basic biological functions that keep us alive... Includ…
Part of brainstem ... Helps autonomic responses sent to PNS, loc…
Part of brainstem... Control of facial expressions, connects hin…
What's in the Hindbrain
Brainstem... Cerebellum
What is in the brainstem?
Controls basic biological functions that keep us alive... Includ…
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…
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
28 terms
Psychology: the brain
Brain
Frontal lobe
Broca's area
Temporal lobe
Most important component of your central nervous system.
Inhibit biological functions. Plans ahead. Last lobe to devel…
Language output, speaking. In the frontal lobe
Deals with memory
Brain
Most important component of your central nervous system.
Frontal lobe
Inhibit biological functions. Plans ahead. Last lobe to devel…
16 terms
Psychology brain
Aphasia
Auditory area
Autonomic nervous system
Broca's area
a disorder brought about by brain damage involving the loss o…
the area of the temporal lobes of the cerebral cortex which r…
a branch of the peripheral nervous system which is divided in…
An area in the brain enabling the ability to use language, en…
Aphasia
a disorder brought about by brain damage involving the loss o…
Auditory area
the area of the temporal lobes of the cerebral cortex which r…
25 terms
Psychology - Brain
cerebrum
cerebral-cortex
lobes
frontal lobe
largest division of the brain
the outermost layer of gray matter making up the superficial…
control information processing center
(lobe) memory function, emotion, decision making/reasoning, p…
cerebrum
largest division of the brain
cerebral-cortex
the outermost layer of gray matter making up the superficial…
14 terms
brain - psychology
FPOT
A Big Man Sings Very Well
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
frontal lobe, parietal lobe, occipital lobe, temporal lobe
Auditory cortex, Brocca's area, Motor cortex, Somatosensory c…
- higher mental funtions... - planning... - problem solving... - decis…
- processing of bodily sensations... - attention ... - bodily aware…
FPOT
frontal lobe, parietal lobe, occipital lobe, temporal lobe
A Big Man Sings Very Well
Auditory cortex, Brocca's area, Motor cortex, Somatosensory c…
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…
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
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…
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.
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
12 terms
The brain- Psychology
Frontal lobe
Temporal lobe
Parietal lobe
Occipital lobe
...
...
...
...
Frontal lobe
...
Temporal lobe
...
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…
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…
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…
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
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
21 terms
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
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…
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…
44 terms
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…
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
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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