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psychology - nervous system
CNS
PNS
Somatic nervous system
Automatic nervous system
transmits and receives messages to and from the PNS. spinal c…
carries messages to and from the CNS. sensory nerves
a branch of the PNS, transmits sensory information inwards to…
transmits motor messages from the brain to the boys internal…
CNS
transmits and receives messages to and from the PNS. spinal c…
PNS
carries messages to and from the CNS. sensory nerves
19 terms
Psychology nervous system
2 parts of the nervous system
Each of us had more than 100 billion _…
The _______ of a neuron produces the e…
_________ receive information from oth…
Central nervous sytem, perlipheral nervous sytem
Neurons
Cell body
Dendrites, axons
2 parts of the nervous system
Central nervous sytem, perlipheral nervous sytem
Each of us had more than 100 billion _…
Neurons
14 terms
AP Psychology Nervous System
Plasticity
Amygdala
Limbic System
Cerebellum
the brains ability to modify itself after some types of damage.
two lima bean sized neural clusters that are components of th…
a doughnut shaped system of neural structures at the border o…
the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; its…
Plasticity
the brains ability to modify itself after some types of damage.
Amygdala
two lima bean sized neural clusters that are components of th…
38 terms
Psychology Nervous System Terms
Acetylcholine (Ach)
Antagonist
Agonist
Dopamine
A neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also…
A drug that BLOCKS the effect of a neurotransmitter
A drug that BOOSTS the effect of a neurotransmitter
A neurotransmitter associated with movement, attention and le…
Acetylcholine (Ach)
A neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also…
Antagonist
A drug that BLOCKS the effect of a neurotransmitter
psychology nervous system
The central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
somatic nervous system
autonomic nervous system
Brain and spinal cord: Collection of neurons and supported ti…
transmits information to and from the central nervous system
Controls skeletal muscles
regulates glands, blood vessels, internal organs
The central nervous system
Brain and spinal cord: Collection of neurons and supported ti…
Peripheral nervous system
transmits information to and from the central nervous system
30 terms
Psychology | Brain & Nervous System
Association Areas
Autonomic Nervous System
Broca's Aphasia
Broca's Area
Found in each lobe and are responsible for integrating inform…
A division of the PNS responsible for the communication betwe…
A condition in which a person's ability to produce fluent and…
Area found in the left frontal lobe, responsible for speech p…
Association Areas
Found in each lobe and are responsible for integrating inform…
Autonomic Nervous System
A division of the PNS responsible for the communication betwe…
54 terms
Nervous System (Psychology)
Receptor cells
Effector cells
Neurons(nerve cells)
Three Classes of Neurons
cells of the sense organs
influence muscles and stimulate glandular secretions
specialized to conduct signals from one part of the body to a…
Afferent, Efferent, Connecting
Receptor cells
cells of the sense organs
Effector cells
influence muscles and stimulate glandular secretions
Psychology - Nervous System
Central
Peripheral
Somatic
Autonomic
Brain and spinal cord
•All other parts of the N.S. Not including the brain and spin…
•"skeletal N.S."... •voluntary movements... •allows the body to mov…
•involuntary... •soft muscle tissues like your glands and heart…
Central
Brain and spinal cord
Peripheral
•All other parts of the N.S. Not including the brain and spin…
26 terms
Psychology - Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Cerebral cortex
Sensory cortex areas
comprises the brain and the spinal cord, it transmits and rec…
includes all parts of the nervous system that lie outside the…
its involved with information-processes activities, such as p…
of the lobes receive and process information from sensory rec…
Central Nervous System
comprises the brain and the spinal cord, it transmits and rec…
Peripheral Nervous System
includes all parts of the nervous system that lie outside the…
18 terms
Psychology: The Nervous System
Nervous system
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Nerves
The body's speedy electrochemical communication system, consi…
The brain and spinal cord. Everything encased bone.
The sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
Neural cables connecting many axons. These bundled axons, whi…
Nervous system
The body's speedy electrochemical communication system, consi…
Central nervous system
The brain and spinal cord. Everything encased bone.
42 terms
Biological Psychology Nervous System
Nervous system
biological psychology
characteristics of the nervous system
afferent nerves (sensory nerves)
the body's electrochemical communication circuitry
study of how the structure, evolution, growth, and chemistry…
*complexity ... *integration... *adaptability (plasticity) ... *electr…
information TO brain and spinal cord
Nervous system
the body's electrochemical communication circuitry
biological psychology
study of how the structure, evolution, growth, and chemistry…
Psychology - The Nervous System
Nervous System
Neuroscience
Central Nervous System and the Periphe…
Neurotransmitters
An extensive network of specialized cells that carries inform…
A branch of life science that deals with the structure and fu…
Two main nervous systems
Communication between nervous systems
Nervous System
An extensive network of specialized cells that carries inform…
Neuroscience
A branch of life science that deals with the structure and fu…
14 terms
AP Psychology Nervous System
Plasticity
Amygdala
Limbic System
Cerebellum
the brains ability to modify itself after some types of damage.
two lima bean sized neural clusters that are components of th…
a doughnut shaped system of neural structures at the border o…
the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; its…
Plasticity
the brains ability to modify itself after some types of damage.
Amygdala
two lima bean sized neural clusters that are components of th…
Psychology Nervous System (cont)
Right Hemisphere of brain
Left hemisphere of brain
Nature v. Nurture
Sleep apnea
holistic thought, intuition, creativity, art and music
analytic thought, logic, language, science and math
argument between whether our personality and behavior is more…
frequent interruptions of breathing during sleep, making it d…
Right Hemisphere of brain
holistic thought, intuition, creativity, art and music
Left hemisphere of brain
analytic thought, logic, language, science and math
20 terms
Psychology: The Nervous System
Two parts of the nervous system
Peripheral
Autonomic
Somatic
Central and peripheral
Responsible for transmitting messages between the central ner…
Involuntary muscles and internal organs
Voluntary muscles and sense organs
Two parts of the nervous system
Central and peripheral
Peripheral
Responsible for transmitting messages between the central ner…
11 terms
AP Psychology Nervous System
Medulla
Amygdala
Cerebellum
Corpus Callosum
Base of brainstem; controls heartbeat and breathing
Part of the limbic system, responsible for the emotional reac…
A large structure of the hindbrain that controls fine motor s…
The large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemi…
Medulla
Base of brainstem; controls heartbeat and breathing
Amygdala
Part of the limbic system, responsible for the emotional reac…
Psychology 2: Nervous systems
The Nervous system
CNS
PNS
Spinal cord
Regulates the body's internal fuctions & the way a person rea…
Consist of the brain & spinal cord
Made up of nerve cells that send messages between the CNS & a…
Extends from the brain down the back; protects the bones of t…
The Nervous system
Regulates the body's internal fuctions & the way a person rea…
CNS
Consist of the brain & spinal cord
26 terms
Psychology: nervous system
CNS
PNS
Somatic NS
Autonomic NS
Brain & spinal cord
Everything else
Controls skeletal muscles
Part of PNS that controls the glands and other muscles
CNS
Brain & spinal cord
PNS
Everything else
Psychology-Nervous System
two parts of the nervous system
two parts of the peripheral nervous sy…
parts of the central nervous system
all nerve cells in the body that are n…
central and peripheral
somatic and autonomic
brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system
two parts of the nervous system
central and peripheral
two parts of the peripheral nervous sy…
somatic and autonomic
15 terms
psychology Brain and nervous system
somatic nervous system
autonomic nervous system
sympathetic nervous system
parasympathetic nervous system
skeletal muscle voluntary control of the body movements
breathing, the heartbeat, and digestive processes
increase heartrate
relaxing muscles, decreases heart rate
somatic nervous system
skeletal muscle voluntary control of the body movements
autonomic nervous system
breathing, the heartbeat, and digestive processes
Brain and Nervous System: Psychology
Human Nervous System
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Central Nervous System Role
A complex combination of neurons that enable the brain to obt…
Consists of the brain and spinal cord.
Consists of the nerves that connect the rest of the CNS to th…
Integrates and coordinates incoming sensory information as we…
Human Nervous System
A complex combination of neurons that enable the brain to obt…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Consists of the brain and spinal cord.
51 terms
Psychology-Nervous System
What is the nervous system
How does the nervous system relay mess…
What are the two main parts of the ner…
The central nervous system includes the
Major system responsible for coordinating/integrating all tho…
In the form of electrical impulses and chemical messages
The central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system
Brain and spinal cord
What is the nervous system
Major system responsible for coordinating/integrating all tho…
How does the nervous system relay mess…
In the form of electrical impulses and chemical messages
12 terms
Medications-Nervous System/Psychology
CNS Stimulants ... -lin, -amine, -date... ri…
Antipsychotics... first generation (conve…
Antipsychotics... second generation (atyp…
Antianxiety ... Sedative hypnotic anxioly…
action: up NE, SE, dopamine into CNS, for ADHD... AE/SE: hyperse…
action: block dopamine 2, acetylcholine, histamine, NE recept…
action: block SE, dopamine receptors, NE, histamine, acetylch…
action: up GABA (inhibitor), down CNS, seizure, insomnia, mus…
CNS Stimulants ... -lin, -amine, -date... ri…
action: up NE, SE, dopamine into CNS, for ADHD... AE/SE: hyperse…
Antipsychotics... first generation (conve…
action: block dopamine 2, acetylcholine, histamine, NE recept…
55 terms
Psychology: The Nervous System
What is the nervous system
What is neuroscience
Neurons and hormones
The central nervous system
An extensive network of specialized cells that carries inform…
A branch of life sciences that deals with in the structure an…
•the centeral nervous system... • The preferial nervous system... •…
• Brain... • spinal cord... • A collection of neurons and support o…
What is the nervous system
An extensive network of specialized cells that carries inform…
What is neuroscience
A branch of life sciences that deals with in the structure an…
41 terms
AP Psychology - Nervous System Anatomy
lesion
EEG
CAT scan
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
Tissue destruction. A naturally/experimentally caused destruc…
A recording of the waves of electrical activity across the br…
a series of X-ray photographs taken from different angles and…
Using magnetic fields and radio waves to produce computer-gen…
lesion
Tissue destruction. A naturally/experimentally caused destruc…
EEG
A recording of the waves of electrical activity across the br…
Psychology: Brain & Nervous System
Frontal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
Parietal Lobe
F: Associated with higher mental ability and the control of m…
F: Associated with speech and hearing.... D: Affects a person's…
F: Responsible for vision, or seeing.... D: Affects vision
F: Responsible for bodily sensations such as temperature and…
Frontal Lobe
F: Associated with higher mental ability and the control of m…
Temporal Lobe
F: Associated with speech and hearing.... D: Affects a person's…
AP Psychology - The Nervous System
central nervous system (CNS)
peripheral nervous system
somatic
autonomic
brain and spinal chord
somatic and autonomic
voluntary
involuntary
central nervous system (CNS)
brain and spinal chord
peripheral nervous system
somatic and autonomic
12 terms
Psychology neuron and nervous system
"Tail" of the neuron
Axon
"Head" of the neuron
Dendrite
Axon
Sends messages
Dendrite
Receives messages
"Tail" of the neuron
Axon
Axon
Sends messages
13 terms
Psychology Nervous and Endocrine System
Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Nerves
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
the brain and the spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the CNS to the res…
neural "cables" containing many axons. These bundled axons co…
Nervous System
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
Central Nervous System
the brain and the spinal cord
46 terms
Psychology-Nervous System
Nervous System
Neurons
Kinds of neurons
Sensory (afferent)
The most complex and elaborated system of structure in the hu…
Basic unit of the nervous system
Sensory (afferent), Motor(efferent), Inter (relay,association…
Transmits nerve impulses from sense organs to the CNS
Nervous System
The most complex and elaborated system of structure in the hu…
Neurons
Basic unit of the nervous system
35 terms
Psychology: Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous system
Somatic nervous system
Autonomic nervous system
Consists of the brain and spinal chord.
Made up of all the neurons forming the nerve fibers that conn…
Regulates the actions of the body's skeletal muscles. (Ex. Ty…
Sustains basic life processes. (Ex. Heart beat, breathing)
Central Nervous System
Consists of the brain and spinal chord.
Peripheral Nervous system
Made up of all the neurons forming the nerve fibers that conn…
32 terms
Psychology Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Brain
Spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system
The brain & the spinal cord make up this part of the nervous…
The boss of the central nervous system
The messenger of the central nervous system
Divided into two major parts (somatic & autonomic nervous sys…
Central Nervous System
The brain & the spinal cord make up this part of the nervous…
Brain
The boss of the central nervous system
101 terms
Ap psychology the nervous system
Dendrite fibers
Cell body
Axon fibers
Terminal buttons
Passes incoming messages to the cell body; listens for messag…
Contains a nucleus receives messages from other neurons
Sends message in the form of electrical impulses along the ne…
At the end of the axon that sends the signal (exit point)
Dendrite fibers
Passes incoming messages to the cell body; listens for messag…
Cell body
Contains a nucleus receives messages from other neurons
114 terms
Nervous System Psychology
What is the function of the central Ne…
what two parts make up the Internal Ce…
What two parts make up the central ner…
Spinal cord act how?
Recieve, store, prices and interpret sensory information
Glands and organs
Brain and spinal cord
reflexively without brain inpt
What is the function of the central Ne…
Recieve, store, prices and interpret sensory information
what two parts make up the Internal Ce…
Glands and organs
29 terms
Psychology Nervous System Quiz
Franz Gall
Jean Charcot
Neuroanatomy
Neurons
Developed phrenology (looked at bumps on head)
Created first major school for study of neurology;focused on…
Parts & functions of neurons
Nerve cells specialized to receive,process,transmit info;make…
Franz Gall
Developed phrenology (looked at bumps on head)
Jean Charcot
Created first major school for study of neurology;focused on…
Psychology nervous system
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Neurons
Cell body
The brain and the spinal cord
Nerve cells that send messages between the central nervous sy…
Nerve cells that run through our entire bodies and communicat…
Produces energy that fuels the neurons activity
Central nervous system
The brain and the spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system
Nerve cells that send messages between the central nervous sy…
Nervous and Endocrine System Psychology
evolution
natural selection
genotype
phenotype
the gradual process of biological change that occurs in a spe…
the driving force behind evolution, by which the environment…
the genetic makeup
observable physical characteristics
evolution
the gradual process of biological change that occurs in a spe…
natural selection
the driving force behind evolution, by which the environment…
33 terms
Psychology Nervous System
the nervous system
CNS
PNS
neurons
the body's electrochemical communications systems
made up of the brain and spinal cord
connects the brain and spinal cord to the other areas of the…
individual cells which receive , integrate and transmit info
the nervous system
the body's electrochemical communications systems
CNS
made up of the brain and spinal cord
27 terms
Psychology 101- the nervous system
Biological perspective
Neuron
Dendrites
Axon
Concerned with the links between biology and behavior. Includ…
A nerve cell, the basic building block of the nervous system
A neuron bushy, branching extensions that receive messages an…
A neuron's extension that passes messages there with branches…
Biological perspective
Concerned with the links between biology and behavior. Includ…
Neuron
A nerve cell, the basic building block of the nervous system
46 terms
AP Psychology: Nervous System
nervous system
neuron
sensory neurons
interneurons
an electrochemical communication system that responds and rea…
a nerve cell, the building block of the nervous system
neurons that CARRY incoming information from the sensory rece…
neurons within the brain and spinal cord that communicate int…
nervous system
an electrochemical communication system that responds and rea…
neuron
a nerve cell, the building block of the nervous system
30 terms
Psychology The Central Nervous System
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
brain
cerebral cortex
the brain and the spinal cord;transmits and receives messages…
includes all parts of the nervous system that lie outside the…
responsible for everything we think, feel and do
information processing activities e.g. perception, language,…
central nervous system
the brain and the spinal cord;transmits and receives messages…
peripheral nervous system
includes all parts of the nervous system that lie outside the…
13 terms
Psychology - The Central Nervous System
The Spinal Cord
Tracts
Neurons
Sensory Neurons
Nerve fibres that run from the base of the brain to the lower…
Ascending - sends sensory information up to the brain.... Desce…
Cells specialised to receive, process and/or transmit informa…
Carry information from sensory organs to the brain.... Receive i…
The Spinal Cord
Nerve fibres that run from the base of the brain to the lower…
Tracts
Ascending - sends sensory information up to the brain.... Desce…
Psychology: The Nervous System
What is the nervous system?
What does the nervous system do?
What is a neuron?
What 3 tasks do neurons perform?
the electrochemical communication system of the body
sends messages from the brain to the body for movement and br…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
Receive information, carry the information, pass the informat…
What is the nervous system?
the electrochemical communication system of the body
What does the nervous system do?
sends messages from the brain to the body for movement and br…
33 terms
Psychology- Nervous System
Nervous System
Sensory
Motor
Interneurons
Nerve cells of the central and peripheral nervous system, whi…
Take in information and pass it to the brain and spinal cord.
Take information from the brain and spinal cord to muscles
Relay information between the two
Nervous System
Nerve cells of the central and peripheral nervous system, whi…
Sensory
Take in information and pass it to the brain and spinal cord.
12 terms
AP Psychology nervous system
Central nervous system
Peripheral Nervous system
Nerves
Sensory Neurons
The brain and spinal cord
The sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
Bundled axons that form neural "cables" connecting the centra…
Neurons that carry incoming information from the sensory rece…
Central nervous system
The brain and spinal cord
Peripheral Nervous system
The sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
36 terms
The Nervous System AP Psychology
Cerebrum
Cerebellum
Pons
Medulla Oblongata
Responsible for higher mental capabilities.
Coordinates equilibrium and motor activity.
Passageway for nerve signals running from medulla to upper br…
Controls internal organs.
Cerebrum
Responsible for higher mental capabilities.
Cerebellum
Coordinates equilibrium and motor activity.
55 terms
AP Psychology: The Nervous System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Adrenal Glands
Pituitary Gland
The body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
A pair of endocrine glands that sit above kidneys and secrete…
Controlled by the hypothalamus. Regulates growth and controls…
Endocrine System
The body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
Hormones
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
AP Psychology Unit 3A: The nervous system
neuron
dendrite
somatic nervous system
axon
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Branchlike parts of a neuron that are specialized to receive…
Division of the PNS that controls the body's skeletal muscles.
A long projection off the cell body of a neruon down which an…
neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
dendrite
Branchlike parts of a neuron that are specialized to receive…
49 terms
psychology (the brain and nervous system)
dopamine
serotonin
the central nervous system
the peripheral nervous system
motor behavior
arousal and sleep
spinal cord and brain
transmitting messages
dopamine
motor behavior
serotonin
arousal and sleep
AP Psychology: The Nervous System
The Nervous System
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System
Central Nervous System: The Brain and…
Consists of all the nerve cells. It is the body's speedy, ele…
Brain & spinal cord, reflexes
Sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous sy…
Interconnected neurons form networks in the brain. These netw…
The Nervous System
Consists of all the nerve cells. It is the body's speedy, ele…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Brain & spinal cord, reflexes
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