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Lecture 4

PSY354H5 Lecture 4: Hormones

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PSY354The Biopsychology of SexLecture 4Hormones TEST 1Part 1 MC 2030 possibly 20 1 mark each Consist of either materials from lecture or textbook Part 2 Fill in the Blankwo a word bank 5 or so questions about a specific structure item or function that has one distinct name Part 3 10 Statements and pick our the statements that are either true or false in those Anatomyone picture from classidentify two to three parts from the diagramPart 3 23 short answer questions for 510 marks Within these it will ask about process and functions presenting evidence to support an idea Thing talked about in classNames will be associated on the testie Master of Johnsonphysiology of sex Slightly less coverage on lecture 1Worth at least 60 marks or moreSex Hormones and the Menstrual CyclePart 1 Chapter 5 pg 115147The Endocrine System The endocrine system links the brain to organs that control body metabolism growth and development and reproductionoThe link between the brain and the rest of the body that is outside of the nervous systemIts mode of communication is via hormonesoMechanism of communication within the systems is hormones which strongly influence activity in the brain which can have huge affectsHormones are chemical messengers that are released into the bloodstream or tissue fluid affecting target cells some distance awayWhat are Hormones3 Major Classes of Hormones1Protein and Peptides2Monoamines3SteroidsProtein and Peptide HormonesCan be a few amino acids in length peptide or large proteinoOr large proteins that have many chains of amino acidsoAll peptides and protein consists of amino acids that are derived by internal strucutres from the brainoWhen we have a large chain of amino acid it is a protein where as small chain of amino acids is called a peptideWater solubleAction can FASTReceptors are found in the plasma membraneoWhen they interact with cells they usually make a direct interaction with the cell wall
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