PSY-2212 Lecture Notes - Electroencephalography, Visual Cortex, Autonomic Nervous System

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26 Mar 2014
Chapter 2
1. When a neuron is at rest, the membrane is said to be in a polarized state; this means that:
The neuron is in a state of readiness, waiting to be activated
2. Endophins are:
Neurotransmitters that are chemically similar to opiates
3. Drugs that slow down or depress activity in the CNS are known as:
4. The degree to which a particular function is controlled by one rather then the other hemisphere is
referred to in the text as:
Lateralization of function
5. Electroencephalography (EEG) is a technique used in studying the brain by:
Placing electrodes outside the brain and thereby monitoring brain wave activity
6. The autonomic nervous system regulates:
Involuntary activities
7. The event that initiates the release of transmitters substances from the terminal buttons of the axon is
Action potential
8. The portion of the brain most closely associated with emotional expression is the:
Limbic system
9. All neurons share four common structures: the cell body, dendrites, axon, and the:
Terminal buttons
10. The occipital lobe consists primarily of the:
Visual cortex
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