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Nervous System AP psychology
Nervous System
Plasticity
Afferent Nerves
Efferent Nerves
the network of nerve cells and fibers that transmits nerve im…
Ability to adapt to new environmental conditions (the brain h…
are pathways that carry sensory information from the body to…
carry messages away from the CNS, the brain, and the spinal c…
Nervous System
the network of nerve cells and fibers that transmits nerve im…
Plasticity
Ability to adapt to new environmental conditions (the brain h…
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Psychology Nervous System Vocab
neuron
dendrites
soma
axon
specialized cells in the nervous system that receive and send…
part of the neuron that receives the message
contains nucleus and keeps entire cell alive and functioning
carries the messages to the axon terminals where they then go…
neuron
specialized cells in the nervous system that receive and send…
dendrites
part of the neuron that receives the message
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PSYCHOLOGY - THE BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM
Neurons
Dendrites
Cell Body
Axon
individual cells in the brain or spinal cord that act as the…
the "input" side of the neuron; typically a highly branched p…
contains the neuron's nucleus and all the elements needed for…
the "output" side of the neuron; part of the neuron that tran…
Neurons
individual cells in the brain or spinal cord that act as the…
Dendrites
the "input" side of the neuron; typically a highly branched p…
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Psychology Nervous System Definitions
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Somatic Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System
The brain and spinal cord
The network of nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord…
The body system consisting of the sensory and motor nerves
The body system that takes messages to and from the bodies in…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
The brain and spinal cord
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
The network of nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord…
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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…
14 terms
Psychology: The nervous system
The nervous system is split up into tw…
The central nervous system is composed…
The hindbrain
The midbrain
Central nervous system and peripheral nervous system
Brain and spinal cord
The link between the spinal cord and the rest of the brain. I…
Coordinates movement, sleep, and arousal
The nervous system is split up into tw…
Central nervous system and peripheral nervous system
The central nervous system is composed…
Brain and spinal cord
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Psychology Nervous System Slides
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
Myelin Sheath
Nerve cell, basic building block for nervous system
receive information and takes it to the cell body
transmits signals
speeds transmission
Neuron
Nerve cell, basic building block for nervous system
Dendrite
receive information and takes it to the cell body
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AP Psychology - The Nervous System
nervous system
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
nerves
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
the brain and spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
bundled axons that form neural cables connecting the central…
nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
central nervous system
the brain and spinal cord
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Psychology- Nervous System-Divisions
Central Nervous System
brain
Spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system
made up of the brain and spinal cord
the boss of the central nervous system
the messenger of the central nervous system
divided into two major parts ( Somatic and Autonomic Nervous…
Central Nervous System
made up of the brain and spinal cord
brain
the boss of the central nervous system
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The Nervous System Psychology Test
Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Somatic Nervous System
Autonomic nervous system
It carries information all over the body.
all the nerves of the body except those in the brain and spin…
Nerves coming into the CNS from the senses and nerves going o…
Not aware of it! Automatically regulates the bodily functions…
Nervous System
It carries information all over the body.
Peripheral Nervous System
all the nerves of the body except those in the brain and spin…
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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…
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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
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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…
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Psychology- Human nervous system
Central Nervous System
Brain
Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System
The network of neurons that regulates, coordinates and contro…
The command centre of the CNS, responsible for coordination o…
Controls the relay of messages to and from the brain and medi…
1. To carry info from the sensory organs and internal organs…
Central Nervous System
The network of neurons that regulates, coordinates and contro…
Brain
The command centre of the CNS, responsible for coordination o…
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Psychology- Nervous System
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Brain
Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Sends and receives information to and from PNS. Brain and Spi…
Information processing. Responsible for all mental functions.
Connects brain and PNS.
Carries messages to and from CNS.... Branches: Autonomic Nervous…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Sends and receives information to and from PNS. Brain and Spi…
Brain
Information processing. Responsible for all mental functions.
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Psychology: The Nervous System
Skeletal
Afferent and efferent
autonomic
somatic
controls voluntary movements of skeletal muscles
afferent: in, efferent: out
self- regulating, controls the glands and muscles of internal…
(voluntary) sends sensory information to the CNS and motor me…
Skeletal
controls voluntary movements of skeletal muscles
Afferent and efferent
afferent: in, efferent: out
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Psychology: Brain & Nervous System
Brain
Medulla
Pons
Cerebellum
Organises, interprets, integrates information.
involved in vital functions such as heart rate, breathing, an…
involved in regulating body movement, attention, sleep, and a…
involved in balance and coordination
Brain
Organises, interprets, integrates information.
Medulla
involved in vital functions such as heart rate, breathing, an…
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Psychology: The Nervous System
Afferent nerves
Efferent Neurons
Central nervous system
Somatic Nervous System
Carry nerve impulses TO the brain... Sensory Neurons
Leave the brain... Motor Neurons
Nerve tissue that controls body activities ... ~brain and spinal…
Neurons "talk" between brain and body... ~MOTOR NEURONS carry Me…
Afferent nerves
Carry nerve impulses TO the brain... Sensory Neurons
Efferent Neurons
Leave the brain... Motor Neurons
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Nervous System - AP Psychology
acetylcholine
Action Potential
Afferent
agonist
- activates motor neurons controlling skeletal muscles... - cont…
once the stimulation (the heat) reaches a certain threshold (…
a neuron conducting impulses inwards to the brain or spinal c…
a chemical that mimics the action of a neurotransmitter, caus…
acetylcholine
- activates motor neurons controlling skeletal muscles... - cont…
Action Potential
once the stimulation (the heat) reaches a certain threshold (…
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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
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Psychology - Nervous System
Neuron
Dendrites
Soma
Axon
A specialized cell located in the nervous system
The part of the neuron that receives messages
The parts of an organism other then the reproductive system "…
The long threadlike part of the nerve that carries messages o…
Neuron
A specialized cell located in the nervous system
Dendrites
The part of the neuron that receives messages
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Evolutionary Psychology/Nervous system
Natural selection
Mutation
Evolutionary Psychology
Speices
A core concept of the theory of evolution that says that adap…
A sudden variation in an inheritable characteristic as distin…
The branch of psychology that studies the ways adaptation and…
A category of biological classification consisting of related…
Natural selection
A core concept of the theory of evolution that says that adap…
Mutation
A sudden variation in an inheritable characteristic as distin…
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Psychology (the nervous system)
branch like extensions of a neuron tha…
produces the energy needed for the act…
tube like structures attached to a neu…
fatty white substance that enables rap…
what is a dendrites?
what is a cell body?
what is a axon long?
what is a myelin?
branch like extensions of a neuron tha…
what is a dendrites?
produces the energy needed for the act…
what is a cell body?
31 terms
AP psychology Nervous system
Biological psychology
Neuron
Interneurons
dendrites
scientific study of the links between biological and psycholo…
a nerve cell, the basic building block of the nervous system
neurons within the brain and spinal cord that communcate inte…
a neurons bushy branching extensions that receives messages a…
Biological psychology
scientific study of the links between biological and psycholo…
Neuron
a nerve cell, the basic building block of the nervous system
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Psychology - Nervous System
Autonomic Systems
Sympathetic System
Parasympathetic System
Nerves
A system that controls actions which happen involuntary or au…
Controls:... Unconscious Reactions... Fight or Flight... Blood Pressur…
Controls:... Recovery in Emergencies... Sweating... Hunger... Shivering... e…
Bundle of fibers or chemicals that transmits impulses of sens…
Autonomic Systems
A system that controls actions which happen involuntary or au…
Sympathetic System
Controls:... Unconscious Reactions... Fight or Flight... Blood Pressur…
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Psychology Nervous System Terms
Agonists
Antagonists
Reuptake
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Chemical substances that mimic or enhance the effects of a ne…
Chemical substances that block of reduce a cell's response to…
Process by which neurotransmitters are taken back into the sy…
Part of the Nervous System consisting of the brain and spinal…
Agonists
Chemical substances that mimic or enhance the effects of a ne…
Antagonists
Chemical substances that block of reduce a cell's response to…
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Psychology: Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Forebrain
Cerebral Cortex
Cerebral Lobes
where sensory info comes in &decisions come out of our brain.…
most developed part of the brain, gives us advanced intellect…
consists of two cerebral hemispheres connected by corpus call…
four lobes with different functions on the outermost part of…
Central Nervous System
where sensory info comes in &decisions come out of our brain.…
Forebrain
most developed part of the brain, gives us advanced intellect…
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Psychology - The Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Neuron
cell body
the part of the nervous system that consists of the brain and…
the neurons that connect the CNS to the rest of the body, inc…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
the part of the neuron that produces energy needed for the ac…
Central Nervous System
the part of the nervous system that consists of the brain and…
Peripheral Nervous System
the neurons that connect the CNS to the rest of the body, inc…
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Psychology Nervous System
The Brain
Cerebrum
Cerebral Cortex
Corpus Callosum
Simultaneously processing informstion we are attending to or…
The largest division of the brain. It is divided into two hem…
2-4mm thick, contains 3/4 of the brains neutrons, involves wi…
A bridge of nerve tissue that connects both hemispheres. Serv…
The Brain
Simultaneously processing informstion we are attending to or…
Cerebrum
The largest division of the brain. It is divided into two hem…
31 terms
AP Psychology: Nervous System
cerebral cortex
4 lobes of the cortex
frontal lobe
parietal lobe
outer layer of the cerebrum. composed of folded gray matter a…
1. frontal lobe... 2. parietal lobe ... 3. occipital lobe ... 4. tempo…
motor function, problem solving, spontaneity, memory, languag…
sensory information, location of the body
cerebral cortex
outer layer of the cerebrum. composed of folded gray matter a…
4 lobes of the cortex
1. frontal lobe... 2. parietal lobe ... 3. occipital lobe ... 4. tempo…
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Psychology - Nervous System
synapse
cerebellum
thalamus
neurotransmitters
the gap between the dendrites of one neuron and the axon term…
the part of the hindbrain that helps control balance and coor…
the part of the forebrain that serves as a relay station for…
the chemicals used to send messages across the synapse such a…
synapse
the gap between the dendrites of one neuron and the axon term…
cerebellum
the part of the hindbrain that helps control balance and coor…
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psychology the nervous system
nervous system
neuroscience
neurons and hormones
the central nervous system
specialized cells that carries information to and from all pa…
a branch o science that deals with structure and function on…
1. the central nervous system ... 2. the peripheral nervous syst…
mainly brain and spinal cord
nervous system
specialized cells that carries information to and from all pa…
neuroscience
a branch o science that deals with structure and function on…
16 terms
Psychology: The Nervous System
Nervous System
Neurons
CNS
PNS
responsible for what we think, feel, and do
neural cells that specialize in communication... -receive, integ…
the central nervous system ... -brain and spinal chord... -the acti…
the peripheral nervous system ... -all of the other nerves in th…
Nervous System
responsible for what we think, feel, and do
Neurons
neural cells that specialize in communication... -receive, integ…
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Psychology Nervous System Overdrive
Central Nervous System
Spinal Cord
Spinal Reflexes
Peripheral Nervous System
Consists of the brain and the spinal cord
Sends signals between the brain and body
Signals that go to spine and don't need to go to brain to fin…
Everything that isn't the CNS; consists of somatic and autono…
Central Nervous System
Consists of the brain and the spinal cord
Spinal Cord
Sends signals between the brain and body
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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
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Psychology - Nervous system
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Nervous system
Neuroscience
Part of the nervous system that includes the brain and the sp…
Part of the nervous system that consists of the nerves and ga…
An extensive network of specialized cells that carry informat…
Deals with the structure and function of neurons, nerves, and…
Central nervous system
Part of the nervous system that includes the brain and the sp…
Peripheral nervous system
Part of the nervous system that consists of the nerves and ga…
54 terms
Psychology nervous system
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
Mylein sheath
A nerve system, the basic building block of the nervous system.
The busny, Branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
The extensions of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fibe…
A layer of fatty tissue segmentally encasing the fibers, I ha…
Neuron
A nerve system, the basic building block of the nervous system.
Dendrite
The busny, Branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
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…
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…
29 terms
Psychology (Peripheral Nervous System)
12 pairs
31 pairs
Somatic System and Autonomic System
Somatic system
How many pairs of cranial nerves in PNS?
How many pairs of spinal nerves in PNS?
Peripheral Nervous System is divided into two parts
Carries the messages to and from the sense receptors, muscles…
12 pairs
How many pairs of cranial nerves in PNS?
31 pairs
How many pairs of spinal nerves in PNS?
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
24 terms
Psychology - Nervous System
Nervous System
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
The Somatic Nervous System
*Central Nervous System (CNS)... *Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
is the processing center for the nervous system. It receives…
The peripheral nervous system is divided into two major parts…
• Regulates the actions of the body's skeletal muscles (senso…
Nervous System
*Central Nervous System (CNS)... *Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Central Nervous System (CNS)
is the processing center for the nervous system. It receives…
22 terms
Psychology (The Nervous System)
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Somatic System
Autonomic System
includes all the neurons in the brain and spinal cord
is the nerve connecting the brain and spinal cord to other pa…
carries messages to and from the sense receptors, muscles, an…
connects the internal organs and glands
Central Nervous System
includes all the neurons in the brain and spinal cord
Peripheral Nervous System
is the nerve connecting the brain and spinal cord to other pa…
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.
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
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…
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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
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…
42 terms
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…
6 terms
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…
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