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36 terms
Psychology Brain
Limbic system
Cerebral cortex
Brainstem
Frontal lobe
A group of subcortical structures (as the hypothalamus, the h…
Outer layer of the brain, thinking, organizing, and creative…
Connects the spinal cord to the remainder of the brain and co…
Largest and longest lobe in each hemisphere. Located in the u…
Limbic system
A group of subcortical structures (as the hypothalamus, the h…
Cerebral cortex
Outer layer of the brain, thinking, organizing, and creative…
17 terms
Psychology Brain
Parental Lobe
Corpus Callosum
Occipital Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Sensory
Connects the two hemispheres
eyes
hearing
Parental Lobe
Sensory
Corpus Callosum
Connects the two hemispheres
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Psychology - Brain
Brainstem (Medulla oblongata, Pons, &…
Reticular Function(formation)
Cerebellum
Thalamus
Breathing, Circulation, & Digestion... Sending/organizing info &…
The alertness control center of the brain.... Regulates level of…
Body control & motion memory... Coordination & balance
Sorts data, sends and receives fibers from cortex. Relays mes…
Brainstem (Medulla oblongata, Pons, &…
Breathing, Circulation, & Digestion... Sending/organizing info &…
Reticular Function(formation)
The alertness control center of the brain.... Regulates level of…
13 terms
Psychology Vocabulary Review Brain
The smaller part of the brain that res…
Shapes information into something mean…
Stimulate growth and many kinds of rea…
Structure that connects the two hemisp…
Cerebellum
Association Areas
hormones
Corpus Collosum
The smaller part of the brain that res…
Cerebellum
Shapes information into something mean…
Association Areas
29 terms
Brain Vocabulary (AP Psychology)
Lesion
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Computed Tomography Scan (CT)
Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan)
Tissue destruction (naturally or experimentally)
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 (naturally or experimentally)
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
An amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity th…
8 terms
psychology (brain)
Neuron
Dendrites
Cell body
Axon
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
The branchlike extensions of a neuron that receive impulses a…
The part of a neuron that produces the energy needed for the…
A long tubelike structure attached to a neuron that transmits…
Neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Dendrites
The branchlike extensions of a neuron that receive impulses a…
30 terms
Psychology - Brain
FRONTAL LOBE
OCCIPITAL LOBE
PARIETAL LOBE
TEMPORAL LOBE
The upper front half of the brain of each cerebral hemisphere…
Back of each cerebral hemisphere; processing visual informati…
Each cerebral hemisphere behind the frontal lobe; processing…
Either side of each cerebral hemisphere; processing auditory…
FRONTAL LOBE
The upper front half of the brain of each cerebral hemisphere…
OCCIPITAL LOBE
Back of each cerebral hemisphere; processing visual informati…
21 terms
Psychology Brain Vocabulary
Hypothalamus
Thalamus
Medulla
Cerebrum
Located in the Forebrain and under the Thalamus. It storages…
Located in the Forebrain and it transmits sensory information.
Located in the Hindbrain and is involved with the heart... (hear…
Located in the Forebrain and its surface is the Cerebral Cort…
Hypothalamus
Located in the Forebrain and under the Thalamus. It storages…
Thalamus
Located in the Forebrain and it transmits sensory information.
15 terms
Psychology - Brain
cerebellum
medulla
pons
thalamus
Hindbrain; behind the spinal cord; Controls posture, balance,…
Hindbrain; Controls breathing, heart rate, and a variety of r…
Hindbrain; Bridge between spinal cord and brain; Produces che…
Forebrain; Sensory information center, regulates sensory input
cerebellum
Hindbrain; behind the spinal cord; Controls posture, balance,…
medulla
Hindbrain; Controls breathing, heart rate, and a variety of r…
16 terms
Psychology Vocabulary of the Brain
Cerebral Cortex
Thalamus
hypothalamus
brain stem... (medulla oblongata, pons, &…
ability to learn and store info (see,ready,understand)
relay station for all info that travels to and from the corte…
controls functions such as hunger, thirst & sexual behavior &…
provide the main motor & sensory inner action to the face & n…
Cerebral Cortex
ability to learn and store info (see,ready,understand)
Thalamus
relay station for all info that travels to and from the corte…
57 terms
Ap Psychology: Brain Vocabulary
All or none firing
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Dendrite
The strength of a response of a nerve cell or muscle fiber is…
The branch of psychology that brings together biology and psy…
The basic building blocks of our nervous systems. Neurons act…
Dendrites are the branch like structures on neurons that exte…
All or none firing
The strength of a response of a nerve cell or muscle fiber is…
Biological Psychology
The branch of psychology that brings together biology and psy…
Brain Vocabulary AP Psychology
Nervous System
Neuron
Dendrites
Axon
An extensive network of specialized cells that carries inform…
The basic cell that makes up the nervous system and that rece…
Branchlike structures of a neuron that receive messages from…
Tubelike structure of neuron that carries the neural message…
Nervous System
An extensive network of specialized cells that carries inform…
Neuron
The basic cell that makes up the nervous system and that rece…
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AP Psychology Vocabulary - Brain
Nervous System
Neuron
Dendrites
Axon
An extensive network of specialized cells that carries inform…
The basic cell that makes up the nervous system and that rece…
Branchlike structures of a neuron that receive messages from…
Tubelike structure of neuron that carries the neural message…
Nervous System
An extensive network of specialized cells that carries inform…
Neuron
The basic cell that makes up the nervous system and that rece…
75 terms
AP Psychology: Brain Vocabulary
biological psychology
neuron
dendrites
axon
definition: the scientific study of the links between biologi…
definition: a specialized cell transmitting nerve impulses; a…
definition: Branchlike parts of a neuron that are specialized…
definition: A threadlike extension of a neuron that carries n…
biological psychology
definition: the scientific study of the links between biologi…
neuron
definition: a specialized cell transmitting nerve impulses; a…
87 terms
AP Psychology-The brain Vocabulary
Neurons
Dendrites
Correct order of the neuron firing
Soma
Individual cells in the nervous system that recieve, integrat…
Branchlike parts of a neuron that are specialized to receive…
Dendrites, soma, axon, and terminal.
Neuron part that contains the cell nucleus and much of the ch…
Neurons
Individual cells in the nervous system that recieve, integrat…
Dendrites
Branchlike parts of a neuron that are specialized to receive…
Psychology - The Brain and Memory - Vocabulary
Memory
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
The mental process by which information is encoded and stored…
The first memory process in which information is organized an…
The second memory process in which information is entered and…
The third memory process, which involves recovering stored in…
Memory
The mental process by which information is encoded and stored…
Encoding
The first memory process in which information is organized an…
45 terms
Psychology Brain
Motor Strip
Parental Lobe
Corpus Callosum
Occipital Lobe
controls muscle movement, including voluntary movement, swall…
Sensory
Connects the two hemispheres
eyes
Motor Strip
controls muscle movement, including voluntary movement, swall…
Parental Lobe
Sensory
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psychology brain vocabulary
Medulla
Pons
Cerebellum
Reticular Formation
Located in the hindbrain, controls autonomic functions like b…
Located in the hindbrain, the bridge that connects message be…
Located in the hindbrain, coordinates movement and balance
Located in the midbrain, responsible for alertness
Medulla
Located in the hindbrain, controls autonomic functions like b…
Pons
Located in the hindbrain, the bridge that connects message be…
32 terms
Psychology Brain Vocabulary
Frontal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
Concerned with organization, planning and creative thinking.
Concerned with hearing, memory, emotion and speaking.
Concerned with information from the senses from all over the…
Where the visual signals are processed.
Frontal Lobe
Concerned with organization, planning and creative thinking.
Temporal Lobe
Concerned with hearing, memory, emotion and speaking.
67 terms
Psychology Brain Unit Vocabulary
Neurons
Cell body
Dendrite
Axon
cells that transmit electrical message from one area of the b…
largest part of a typical neuron; contains the nucleus and mu…
branchlike parts of a neuron that are specialized to receive…
a threadlike extension of a neuron that carries nerve impulse…
Neurons
cells that transmit electrical message from one area of the b…
Cell body
largest part of a typical neuron; contains the nucleus and mu…
12 terms
Psychology Brain Vocabulary
Frontal lobe
Temporal lobe
Occipital lobe
Parietal lobe
Emotions
Hearing
Vision
Senses
Frontal lobe
Emotions
Temporal lobe
Hearing
46 terms
Psychology Brain Vocabulary
Cerebral Cortex
Fissure
Hemisphere
Corpus Callosum
Outermost layer of the brain; high thought processes
A depression marking off an area of the Cerebral Cortex
Half of the brain
A large bundle of nerve fibers that transfer information from…
Cerebral Cortex
Outermost layer of the brain; high thought processes
Fissure
A depression marking off an area of the Cerebral Cortex
23 terms
Psychology brain Vocabulary
Brainstem
Medulla
Pons
Reticular system
The oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning wher…
Involved in control of:... Digestion... Blood pressure... Heart rate... B…
Connects the brainstem with the midbrain and neocortex... Helps…
Arousal, sleep, and attention... Extends from the spinal cord to…
Brainstem
The oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning wher…
Medulla
Involved in control of:... Digestion... Blood pressure... Heart rate... B…
22 terms
Psychology: Brain Vocabulary
Brain Stem: Function
Brain Stem: Location
Medulla: Function
Medulla: Location
The brain stem controls the flow of messages between the brai…
Top of spinal cord
Controls base functions
Base of the brain stem
Brain Stem: Function
The brain stem controls the flow of messages between the brai…
Brain Stem: Location
Top of spinal cord
20 terms
Psychology Brain Vocabulary
thalamus
hypothalamus
cerebellum
frontal lobe
the brain's sensory switchboard, located on top of the brain-…
directs several maintenance activities; helps control the end…
helps coordinate voluntary movement and balance
involved in speaking and muscle movements and in making plans…
thalamus
the brain's sensory switchboard, located on top of the brain-…
hypothalamus
directs several maintenance activities; helps control the end…
19 terms
Brain Parts (AP Psychology)
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
"CEO of the brain"... Controls:... Personality, critical thinking/j…
Controls:... Mathematic Reasoning, Info Processor, Spacial orien…
Controls:... Hearing, categorization of object, Mystical Experie…
Controls:... Vision!
Frontal Lobe
"CEO of the brain"... Controls:... Personality, critical thinking/j…
Parietal Lobe
Controls:... Mathematic Reasoning, Info Processor, Spacial orien…
32 terms
Psychology Brain Vocabulary
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Autonomic
Somatic
Brain & Spinal Cord
Made up of the Somatic & Autonomic
Controls involuntary muscles
Controls voluntary muscles
Central Nervous System
Brain & Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System
Made up of the Somatic & Autonomic
19 terms
Psychology Brain Vocabulary
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Somatic Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System
The brain and spinal cord
controls all voluntary and involuntary muscles and glands
connects the brain and spinal cord to the voluntary muscle sy…
the sympathetic nervous system, the parasympathetic nervous s…
Central Nervous System
The brain and spinal cord
Peripheral Nervous System
controls all voluntary and involuntary muscles and glands
99 terms
Psychology- The Brain
What is the word for the links between…
What are the two parts of the nervous…
The central component is made up of...
The peripheral component is made up of…
psychobiology
central and peripheral
the brain and spinal cord
a network of motor and sensory nerve cells
What is the word for the links between…
psychobiology
What are the two parts of the nervous…
central and peripheral
30 terms
Psychology Brain Vocabulary
neuron
dendrites
axon
myelin sheathe
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
the neuron extension that passes messages through its branche…
a fatty tissue layer segmentally encasing the axons of some n…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
dendrites
a neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
19 terms
Psychology_The Brain_Vocabulary
Cerebral Cortex
FIssure
Hemisphere
Corpus Callosum
The outer most layer of the brain.
A depression marking on the cerebral cortex.
Separate halves of the cerebral cortex.
A large bundle of nerve fibers. (Transfers information)
Cerebral Cortex
The outer most layer of the brain.
FIssure
A depression marking on the cerebral cortex.
25 terms
Psychology: The Brain Vocabulary Words
The Brain
Cerebral Cortex
Corpus Collosum
Frontal Lobe
Weighs about three pounds. Few are intact at birth-develops i…
(4 lobes) Pinkish, wrinkly part (3 11 x 14 pieces of paper).…
A band of fibers that connects the two hemispheres of the cer…
Thinking, planning, problem solving, emotions, behavioral con…
The Brain
Weighs about three pounds. Few are intact at birth-develops i…
Cerebral Cortex
(4 lobes) Pinkish, wrinkly part (3 11 x 14 pieces of paper).…
19 terms
Psychology- The Brain- Vocabulary
Cerebral Cortex
Fissure
Hemisphere
Corpus Callosum
Outer most layer of the brain
A depression on the cerebral cortex
Separate halves of cerebral cortex
Large bundle of nerve fibers; transfers information
Cerebral Cortex
Outer most layer of the brain
Fissure
A depression on the cerebral cortex
14 terms
Psychology - Brain
FRONTAL LOBE
OCCIPITAL LOBE
PARIETAL LOBE
TEMPORAL LOBE
The upper front half of the brain of each cerebral hemisphere…
Back of each cerebral hemisphere; processing visual informati…
Each cerebral hemisphere behind the frontal lobe; processing…
Either side of each cerebral hemisphere; processing auditory…
FRONTAL LOBE
The upper front half of the brain of each cerebral hemisphere…
OCCIPITAL LOBE
Back of each cerebral hemisphere; processing visual informati…
25 terms
Psychology: The Brain - Vocabulary
hindbrain
midbrain
medulla
pons
cerebellum, pons, medulla; housekeeping functions; keeps body…
orients eyes and ears
controls breathing
part of hindbrain; involved in balance & hearing
hindbrain
cerebellum, pons, medulla; housekeeping functions; keeps body…
midbrain
orients eyes and ears
15 terms
Psychology : the brain unit vocabulary
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Somatic nervous system
Autonomic nervous system
The brain and spinal cord
The sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
Part of the body that controls the body's skeletal muscles
Part of peripheral nervous system that controls the glands an…
Central nervous system
The brain and spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system
The sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
10 terms
Brain Anatomy Psychology Vocabulary
cerebellum
corpus callosum
Frontal Lobe of the Cerebrum
Medulla Oblongata
the part of the brain below the back of the cerebrum. it regu…
a large bundle of nerve fibers that connect the left and righ…
The top front regions of each of the cerebral hemispheres. Th…
the lowest section of the brain stem. It controls automatic f…
cerebellum
the part of the brain below the back of the cerebrum. it regu…
corpus callosum
a large bundle of nerve fibers that connect the left and righ…
18 terms
Psychology Brain Function Vocabulary
Occipital Lobe
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Receive/process vision
Controls voluntary movements, attention, setting goals, and e…
Receives sensory info from the body, spacial ability
Face recognition, receive/process audio, balance, language pr…
Occipital Lobe
Receive/process vision
Frontal Lobe
Controls voluntary movements, attention, setting goals, and e…
27 terms
Psychology and the Brain
neurons
soma
dendrite
axon
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
the main body of a nerve cell
A neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
A threadlike extension of a neuron that carries nerve impulse…
neurons
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
soma
the main body of a nerve cell
70 terms
AP Psychology Parts of the Brain
amygdala
primary motor cortex (M1)
somatosensory cortex
temporal lobe
- above brainstem and hippocampus, within temporal lobe... - pro…
- between premotor cortex and parietal lobe... - critical to ini…
- parietal lobe, right of primary motor cortex... - receives tac…
- below frontal and parietal lobe... -contains auditory cortex w…
amygdala
- above brainstem and hippocampus, within temporal lobe... - pro…
primary motor cortex (M1)
- between premotor cortex and parietal lobe... - critical to ini…
27 terms
Brain-Psychology
Cerebral Cortex
Glial cells
Frontal lobe
Parietal lobe
the intricate fabric of inter connected neural cells that cov…
Cells in the nervous system that support nourish and protect…
the part of the brain that controls speaking and muscle movem…
the part of the brain connected to the sensory cortex and pro…
Cerebral Cortex
the intricate fabric of inter connected neural cells that cov…
Glial cells
Cells in the nervous system that support nourish and protect…
16 terms
Psychology- Brain
Hippocampus
Frontal Lobe
Brainstem
Thalamus
Processes conscious memories
Enables judgement, planning and reasoning
Oldest and innermost region of the brain
Atop the brainstem, the brain's sensory router
Hippocampus
Processes conscious memories
Frontal Lobe
Enables judgement, planning and reasoning
36 terms
Psychology Brain
Limbic system
Cerebral cortex
Brainstem
Frontal lobe
A group of subcortical structures (as the hypothalamus, the h…
Outer layer of the brain, thinking, organizing, and creative…
Connects the spinal cord to the remainder of the brain and co…
Largest and longest lobe in each hemisphere. Located in the u…
Limbic system
A group of subcortical structures (as the hypothalamus, the h…
Cerebral cortex
Outer layer of the brain, thinking, organizing, and creative…
psychology-chapter 3-the brain- vocabulary
cerebral cortex
fissure
hemisphere
corpus callosum
The outermost layer of the cerebrum, responsible for complex…
An opening; a groove; a split
1/2 of cerebral cortex; controls opposite side of head
The large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemi…
cerebral cortex
The outermost layer of the cerebrum, responsible for complex…
fissure
An opening; a groove; a split
24 terms
Psychology Holiday Work - The Brain Vocabulary
Sulcus
Glial Cells
Grey Matter
White Matter
-A groove/depression in the surface of the brain
-Physically support neurons. ... -Regulate the internal environm…
-Darker tissue of the brain and spinal cord.... -Consisting mai…
-The tissue through which messages pass between different are…
Sulcus
-A groove/depression in the surface of the brain
Glial Cells
-Physically support neurons. ... -Regulate the internal environm…
36 terms
Psychology Brain
Limbic system
Cerebral cortex
Brainstem
Frontal lobe
A group of subcortical structures (as the hypothalamus, the h…
Outer layer of the brain, thinking, organizing, and creative…
Connects the spinal cord to the remainder of the brain and co…
Largest and longest lobe in each hemisphere. Located in the u…
Limbic system
A group of subcortical structures (as the hypothalamus, the h…
Cerebral cortex
Outer layer of the brain, thinking, organizing, and creative…
22 terms
Psychology - Brain
FRONTAL LOBE
OCCIPITAL LOBE
PARIETAL LOBE
TEMPORAL LOBE
The upper front half of the brain of each cerebral hemisphere…
Back of each cerebral hemisphere; processing visual informati…
Each cerebral hemisphere behind the frontal lobe; processing…
Either side of each cerebral hemisphere; processing auditory…
FRONTAL LOBE
The upper front half of the brain of each cerebral hemisphere…
OCCIPITAL LOBE
Back of each cerebral hemisphere; processing visual informati…
21 terms
Psychology: Brain
Frontal Lobe: Primary Motor Cortex
Frontal Lobe: Association Areas
Temporal Lobe: Primary Auditory Cortex
Temporal Lobe: Association Ares
Controls voluntary bodily movements of skeletal muscles... Organ…
Planning, decision making, personality, thinking, judgement,…
Receives sound from both ears... Different aspects of sound proc…
Memory: particularly linking emotion to memory and determinin…
Frontal Lobe: Primary Motor Cortex
Controls voluntary bodily movements of skeletal muscles... Organ…
Frontal Lobe: Association Areas
Planning, decision making, personality, thinking, judgement,…
17 terms
Psychology brain
Brain
Forebrain
Cerebral hemispheres
Corpus callosom
Made up of the forebrain, hind and mid brain,
Involved with info processing: perception, thinking, memory,…
2 almost symmetrical brain structure, separated by deep grove…
The joining of the two hemispheres by a bundle of nerve tissu…
Brain
Made up of the forebrain, hind and mid brain,
Forebrain
Involved with info processing: perception, thinking, memory,…
12 terms
Psychology Brain Vocabulary Part 3
Pons
Reticular Formation
Neurons
Peripheral Nervous System
A bridge between the medulla and midbrain, which also connect…
Deals with attention and arousal; a collection of small struc…
A cell that receives signals from sense organs or other neuro…
Transmits messages between the Central Nervous System and the…
Pons
A bridge between the medulla and midbrain, which also connect…
Reticular Formation
Deals with attention and arousal; a collection of small struc…
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