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Psychology Chapter 2 : Nervous System
Role of Neuron
Dendrites
Axon
Myelin Sheath
receive, integrate, transmit
receive signals from other cells
carries signal away from soma, other cells
insulates axon, speeds up transmission
Role of Neuron
receive, integrate, transmit
Dendrites
receive signals from other cells
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the nervous system- psychology chapter 2
synapse gap
neuron
dentrites
soma
a fluid filled space between neurons that neurotransmitters f…
a cell in the nervous system that receives and sends messages…
parts of a neuron that receive messages from other cells.
contains the nucleus
synapse gap
a fluid filled space between neurons that neurotransmitters f…
neuron
a cell in the nervous system that receives and sends messages…
Psychology Chapter 2 - Nervous system
The Central Nervous System
The Brain
The Spinal Cord
Sensory / afferent System
contains the brain and spinal cord, and is the control center…
makes complex decisions coordinates bodily functions, and ini…
supports the brain and serves as a neural cable. Connecting t…
picks up messages and sends them to the brain
The Central Nervous System
contains the brain and spinal cord, and is the control center…
The Brain
makes complex decisions coordinates bodily functions, and ini…
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Psychology Chapter 2- the nervous system
Neuron
Dendrite
Soma
Axon
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
neuron extensions that receive messages and conduct impulses…
the cell body of the neuron responsible for maintaining the l…
neuron extensions that pass messages to other neurons or cells
Neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
Dendrite
neuron extensions that receive messages and conduct impulses…
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Chapter 2 Psychology- The Nervous System
afferent nerves
efferent nerves
The central nervous system consists of
The peripheral nervous system can be b…
sensory
motor
the brain and spinal cord
the somatic nervous system and the autonomic nervous system
afferent nerves
sensory
efferent nerves
motor
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Psychology Chapter 2 Nervous System
Medulla
Pons
The Reticular Formation (RF)
Cerebellum
The first large swelling at the top of the spinal cord, formi…
The larger swelling above the medulla that connects the tope…
An area of neurons running through the middle of the medulla…
Part of the lower brain located behind the pons that controls…
Medulla
The first large swelling at the top of the spinal cord, formi…
Pons
The larger swelling above the medulla that connects the tope…
Psychology Chapter 2 (Nervous System)
Automatic Nervous System (ANS)
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Nervous System
Controls our glands and the muscles of our internal organs, i…
The brain and spinal cord form the central nervous system - t…
Is responsible for gathering information and for transmitting…
The body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
Automatic Nervous System (ANS)
Controls our glands and the muscles of our internal organs, i…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
The brain and spinal cord form the central nervous system - t…
Psychology Chapter 2- the nervous system
Neuron
Dendrite
Soma
Axon
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
neuron extensions that receive messages and conduct impulses…
the cell body of the neuron responsible for maintaining the l…
neuron extensions that pass messages to other neurons or cells
Neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
Dendrite
neuron extensions that receive messages and conduct impulses…
Chapter 2- The nervous system-psychology
Nervous system
Neuron
Dendrites
Soma
An extensive network of specialized cells that carry informat…
The basic cell that makes up the nervous system and which rec…
Branch-like structure that receive messaged from other neurons
The cell body of the neuron,responsible for maintaining the m…
Nervous system
An extensive network of specialized cells that carry informat…
Neuron
The basic cell that makes up the nervous system and which rec…
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Psychology Chapter 2 - The Nervous System
nervous system
neuron
dendrites
soma
a network of cells that carries information to and from all p…
the basic cell that makes up the nervous system and that rece…
branchlike structures that receive messages from other neurons
the cell body of the neuron responsible for maintaining the l…
nervous system
a network of cells that carries information to and from all p…
neuron
the basic cell that makes up the nervous system and that rece…
Psychology : Chapter 2 Matching question (nervous system)
Neuron
Neurotransmitter
Dendrites
Axon
a nerve cell/ individual nerve cell
Any chemical released by a neuron that alters actiity in othe…
a rootlike structures attached to the cell body that receive…
the long thin part of a neuron that sends impulses (messages)…
Neuron
a nerve cell/ individual nerve cell
Neurotransmitter
Any chemical released by a neuron that alters actiity in othe…
Psychology Chapter 2 (Nervous System Organization)
Central nervous system (CNS)
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
Neuroplasticity
Neurogenesis
-the part of the nervous system consisting of the BRAIN and S…
-the part of the nervous system composed of the NERVES and NE…
-the brain's ability to reorganize and change its structure a…
-the process by which new neurons are generated
Central nervous system (CNS)
-the part of the nervous system consisting of the BRAIN and S…
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
-the part of the nervous system composed of the NERVES and NE…
Psychology Chapter 2: Nervous System
What does the Central Nervous System c…
What is the function of the Peripheral…
What are nerves?
What is the Peripheral Nervous System…
The brain and the spinal cord.
It gathers and sends info to the CNS.
Bundles of axons, link with sensory receptors
It is composed of sensory, motor, and interneurons.... It gather…
What does the Central Nervous System c…
The brain and the spinal cord.
What is the function of the Peripheral…
It gathers and sends info to the CNS.
AP Psychology: Chapter 2 - Nervous System
Neuron
Cell Body
Dendrite
Axon
(nerve cell) ... basic building block of the nervous system
Life support center of the neuron. ... No role in neural signaling
the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
the extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fiber…
Neuron
(nerve cell) ... basic building block of the nervous system
Cell Body
Life support center of the neuron. ... No role in neural signaling
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Health Psychology Chapter 2 (Nervous system)
Division of the nervous system (NS)
nervous system
CNS
peripheral
1. central... 2. peripheral
receives info about changes in the environment from sensory o…
contains brain and spinal cord
-connects the CNS to the peripheral of the body... -contains som…
Division of the nervous system (NS)
1. central... 2. peripheral
nervous system
receives info about changes in the environment from sensory o…
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Psychology Chapter 2 (nervous system and brain)
Nervous System
Electrochemical Communication System
Behavioral Neuroscience
Electrochemical Transmission
The body's electrochemical communication system.
Your nervous system uses electricity and chemical to communic…
the study of how the nervous system affects and controls beha…
Communication from nerve cell to nerve cell
Nervous System
The body's electrochemical communication system.
Electrochemical Communication System
Your nervous system uses electricity and chemical to communic…
AP Psychology - Chapter 2:Nervous System
Phrenology
Biological Psychologists
Neuron
Cell Body (Soma)
Franz Gall. Study of the bumps on the head. Helpful because i…
Study the link between biological and psychological processes.
Basic building blocks that carry messages. Oldest cells in th…
Decides whether to fire or not. Holds the nucleus.
Phrenology
Franz Gall. Study of the bumps on the head. Helpful because i…
Biological Psychologists
Study the link between biological and psychological processes.
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AP Psychology: Chapter 2- The Nervous System
nervous system
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
nerves
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
the brain and spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
neural cables containing many axons (connect the central nerv…
nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
central nervous system
the brain and spinal cord
Psychology 101 Chapter 2: The Brain & Nervous System
Nature
Nurture
Epigenetics
Mutations
Contributions of Genetic Inheritance
Contributions of Learning and Environment
Healthy experiences with loving caregivers can help offset th…
-Sometimes an error takes place when genes are copied.... Ex. Ti…
Nature
Contributions of Genetic Inheritance
Nurture
Contributions of Learning and Environment
Psychology Chapter 2: The Nervous System and The Endocrine System
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Interneurons
Sensory Neurons
made up of the brain and spinal cord.
the remainder of the nervous system throughout the body, link…
integrate information within the CNS by communicating with ea…
carry information to CNS from sensory receptors, muscles, and…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
made up of the brain and spinal cord.
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
the remainder of the nervous system throughout the body, link…
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Psychology Chapter 2: Nervous System and the Brain
Nervous System
Neuron
Axon
Dendrites
an extensive network of specialized cells that carry informat…
the basic cell that makes up the nervous system and which rec…
long tube-like structure that carries the neural message to o…
the branch-like structures that receive messages from other n…
Nervous System
an extensive network of specialized cells that carry informat…
Neuron
the basic cell that makes up the nervous system and which rec…
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AP Psychology - Chapter 2 Vocab (nervous system)
acetylcholine
agnosia
amygdala
autonomic system
the neurotransmitter released by neurons to activate muscles
an inability to grasp the meaning of stimuli, such as words,…
a part of the limibic system (within the brain) that produces…
the system of nerves that connects the brain with the interna…
acetylcholine
the neurotransmitter released by neurons to activate muscles
agnosia
an inability to grasp the meaning of stimuli, such as words,…
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Psychology 110 Chapter 2 - Brain Structures and Nervous System
frontal lobes
parietal lobe
temporal lobe
occipital lobe
oversee and organize most other brain functions, body is mapp…
contains somatosensory cortex which is sensitive to touch, pa…
hearing, understanding language, and storing autobiographical…
contains visual cortex, lies at very rear of brain
frontal lobes
oversee and organize most other brain functions, body is mapp…
parietal lobe
contains somatosensory cortex which is sensitive to touch, pa…
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Psychology Chapter 2 Brain and Nervous System
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Somatic Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System
Spinal cord, brain
Somatic Nervous, Autonomic Nervous
Conveys sensory information to the CNS and sends motor messag…
Controls involuntary basic life functions, such as heartbeat…
Central nervous system
Spinal cord, brain
Peripheral nervous system
Somatic Nervous, Autonomic Nervous
Psychology: Chapter 2 (Nervous system and brain)
The basic nerve cell found within the…
The numerous short, widely branching f…
The anatomical make-up of a neuron con…
It is known that neurons:
Neuron
Dendrites
The synaptic cleft
Constantly grow new branches and lose old ones
The basic nerve cell found within the…
Neuron
The numerous short, widely branching f…
Dendrites
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Psychology 101 Chapter 2 The Nervous System
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Somatic nervous system
Autonomic nervous system
The brain and spinal cord.
The network of nerves that connects the brain and spinal cord…
The body system consisting of the sensory nerves, whose funct…
The body system that takes messages to and from the body's in…
Central nervous system
The brain and spinal cord.
Peripheral nervous system
The network of nerves that connects the brain and spinal cord…
AP Psychology Chapter 2 : The Nervous System
nervous system
neuroscience
neuron
dendrites
a network of cells that carries information to and from all p…
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
a network of cells that carries information to and from all p…
neuroscience
a branch of the life sciences that deals with the structure a…
AP Psychology Chapter 2 Notes- Nervous System
Nervous System
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Somatic Nervous System
The body's speedy electrochemical communication network, cons…
The brain and spinal chord.
Connects CNS to the limbs and organs, essentially serving as…
The division of the PNS that controls the body's skeletal mus…
Nervous System
The body's speedy electrochemical communication network, cons…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
The brain and spinal chord.
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AP Psychology: Chapter 2- The Nervous System
nervous system
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
nerves
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
the brain and spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
neural cables containing many axons (connect the central nerv…
nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
central nervous system
the brain and spinal cord
AP Psychology: Chapter 2- The Nervous System
nervous system
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
nerves
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
the brain and spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
neural cables containing many axons (connect the central nerv…
nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
central nervous system
the brain and spinal cord
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Psychology Chapter 2 Neurons and Nervous system.
psychobiologist
Neuron
Serotonin
Dopamine
Scientists who study how mental processes and behaviors are l…
Nerve Cells that transmits impulses.
Inhibitory; Sleep, arousal, mood, appetite. Linked to Depress…
Inhibitory; Voluntary movement, attention, learning, and emot…
psychobiologist
Scientists who study how mental processes and behaviors are l…
Neuron
Nerve Cells that transmits impulses.
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AP Psychology: Chapter 2- The Nervous System
nervous system
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
nerves
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
the brain and spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
neural cables containing many axons (connect the central nerv…
nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
central nervous system
the brain and spinal cord
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AP Psychology: Chapter 2- The Nervous System
nervous system
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
nerves
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
the brain and spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
neural cables containing many axons (connect the central nerv…
nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
central nervous system
the brain and spinal cord
AP Psychology: Chapter 2- The Nervous System
nervous system
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
nerves
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
the brain and spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
neural cables containing many axons (connect the central nerv…
nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
central nervous system
the brain and spinal cord
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Psychology Chapter 2 Nervous System and Brain
Neurogenesis
Stem cells
Examples of neurogenesis
Plasticity
production of new brain cells
cells found in human embryos that are able to develop into an…
natural promoters: exercise, sleep, stimulating environment
ability of brain to modify itself after damage
Neurogenesis
production of new brain cells
Stem cells
cells found in human embryos that are able to develop into an…
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AP Psychology: Chapter 2- The Nervous System
nervous system
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
nerves
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
the brain and spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
neural cables containing many axons (connect the central nerv…
nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
central nervous system
the brain and spinal cord
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Psychology Chapter 2 Structures of Nervous System
Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Sensory Neurons
an electrochemical system of communication within the body th…
brain and spinal cord
all of the nervous system except brain and spinal cord
neurons that transmit information from the sense organs to th…
Nervous System
an electrochemical system of communication within the body th…
Central Nervous System
brain and spinal cord
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psychology chapter 2 central nervous system and brain
central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
somatic system
autonomic system
brain and spinal cord,acts as the central executive of the bo…
every nerve outside makes the peripheral nervous system trans…
carries sensory information and controls movement of blood ve…
automatically regulates glands. internal organs and blood ves…
central nervous system
brain and spinal cord,acts as the central executive of the bo…
Peripheral nervous system
every nerve outside makes the peripheral nervous system trans…
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DE Psychology Chapter 2: Brain and Nervous System
Neuron
Function of Myelin Sheath
Neurotransmitters
Serotonin
Specialized cell in nervous system that sends and receives ne…
Speeds neural impulse, coats the axons insulate, protects ner…
Chemicals that transmit signals to different areas of the brain
NT involved with mood, sleep, and appetite; excitatory or inh…
Neuron
Specialized cell in nervous system that sends and receives ne…
Function of Myelin Sheath
Speeds neural impulse, coats the axons insulate, protects ner…
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AP Psychology Chapter 2: Neural Communication, Nervous System, Endocrine System
Phrenology
Neurons
Dendrite
Axon
Theory that linked our mental abilities to the bumps on our s…
Nerve cells; body has billions
Receiving extension of a neuron
Extension that transmits information
Phrenology
Theory that linked our mental abilities to the bumps on our s…
Neurons
Nerve cells; body has billions
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Psychology (David Meyer) Chapter 2: The Nervous System, the Endocrine System, and the Brain
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
Myelin Sheath
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive messages…
Extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fibers, t…
A layer of fatty tissue segmentally encasing the fibers of ma…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Dendrite
Bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive messages…
Physiological Psychology Chapter 2 (Communication Within the Nervous System)
Absolute Refractory Period
Action Potential
Agonist
All-Or-None Law
A brief time right after the action potential occur, where th…
An abrupt depolarization of the membrane that allows the neur…
Drugs or compounds that mimic or increase the effect of a NT.
States the an action potential is ungraded, and occurs at ful…
Absolute Refractory Period
A brief time right after the action potential occur, where th…
Action Potential
An abrupt depolarization of the membrane that allows the neur…
AP Psychology: Chapter 2- The Nervous System
nervous system
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
nerves
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
the brain and spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
neural cables containing many axons (connect the central nerv…
nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, cons…
central nervous system
the brain and spinal cord
Chapter 2 brain and nervous system(psychology)
Nervous system
Neuron
Dendrites
Soma
Network of cells that carry information to and from all parts…
A specialized cell in the nervous system that receives and se…
receives nucleus from other cells -branch like
Attached to dendrites and is body cell thats responsible for…
Nervous system
Network of cells that carry information to and from all parts…
Neuron
A specialized cell in the nervous system that receives and se…
Chapter 2: The Nervous System
(A) Dendrites
(B) Cell body
(C) Axon
(D) Axon Terminals
A
B
C
D
(A) Dendrites
A
(B) Cell body
B
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Physiological Psychology Chapter 2: Structure and Function of Cells of the Nervous System
sensory neuron
motor neuron
interneuron
neuron structure
a neuron that detects changes in environment and sends info a…
located in CNS that controls contraction of muscle or the sec…
located between sensory neuron and motor neuron that lies wit…
1. soma- neuron body with nucleus... 2. dendrite- think "tree br…
sensory neuron
a neuron that detects changes in environment and sends info a…
motor neuron
located in CNS that controls contraction of muscle or the sec…
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Chapter 2: Biological Basis of Behavior - The Nervous System
central nervous system (CNS)
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
somatic nervous system
autonomic nervous system
Brain and spinal cord
Links the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body
Division of PNS: controls voluntary activities (activation of…
Division of PNS: regulates the involuntary activity of the in…
central nervous system (CNS)
Brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
Links the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body
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BCHS Psychology and the Nervous System
Biopsychology
Neuron
Cell body
Dendrites
How the brain and other systems influence behavior
Specialized cells of the nervous system, communicate with eac…
Main, central structure of the neuron
Parts of a neuron that receive impulses
Biopsychology
How the brain and other systems influence behavior
Neuron
Specialized cells of the nervous system, communicate with eac…
The nervous system chapter 2
Neuron
Dendrites
Soma
Axon
specialized cell transmitting nerve impulses
a short branched extension of a nerve cell, along which impul…
the parts of an organism other than the reproductive cells.
the long threadlike part of a nerve cell along which impulses…
Neuron
specialized cell transmitting nerve impulses
Dendrites
a short branched extension of a nerve cell, along which impul…
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PSYCH - CHAPTER 2 - THE BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM
The larger part of a neuron that is th…
Neuron extensions that receive message…
Neuron extension that sends messages t…
A nerve cell; the basic building block…
Cell Body
Dendrites
Axon
Neuron
The larger part of a neuron that is th…
Cell Body
Neuron extensions that receive message…
Dendrites
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