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CSUPSY 454Marti AmbergFall

PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Pituitary Gland, Jet Lag, Zeitgeber

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Humans dominated by a circadian rhythm of daylight activity and nocturnal sleep. Daily cycles in humans: pulse rate, blood pressure, body temperature,
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CSUPSY 454Marti AmbergFall

PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Neocortex, Electric Potential, Electric Current

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A flow of electrons from a body that contains a higher charge (more electrons) to a body that contains a lower charge (fewer electrons) Location to whi
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PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Cell Adhesion, Midbrain, Neural Darwinism

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Brain development predicts behavioral development: ex: frontal lobe predicts ability to plan efficiently. Behavioral development predicts brain develop
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PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Habituation, Sensory Neuron, Central Nervous System

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Normal waking behavior; is thought to function in attention and memory. Loss of cholinergic neurons is associated with alzheimer disease. Mesolimbic pa
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CSUPSY 454Marti AmbergFall

PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Heredity, Midbrain Tectum, Brainstem

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How brain produces both behavior and human consciousness unanswered. Understanding brain can help explain and treat behavioral disorders. Neuroscience
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PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Psychopathology, Visual Cortex, Cell Growth

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Developmental window during which some event has a long-lasting influence on the brain; often referred to as a sensitive period. Example: imprinting: p
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CSUPSY 454Marti AmbergFall

PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Hindbrain, Eye Movement, Globus Pallidus

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Netlike mixture of neurons (gray matter) and nerve fibers (white matter) Stimulates the forebrain: regulation of sleep wake behavior and behavioral aro
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PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Reuptake, Agonist, Area Postrema

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Study of the ways drugs affect the nervous system and behavior. Chemical compounds administered to produce a desired change. Substance that acts to alt
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CSUPSY 454Marti AmbergFall

PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Small Cell, Encephalization Quotient, Chordate

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Body and brain direct all other behavior via mechanical and physical principles. Behavior influenced by both nonmaterial mind and material body. Quanda
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PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Cloning, Mendelian Inheritance, Congenital Disorder

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Crossing the cell membrane: channels, gates, and pumps. A p(cid:396)otei(cid:374)"s shape a(cid:374)d a(cid:271)ilit(cid:455) to (cid:272)ha(cid:374)ge
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PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Problem Solving, Theta Wave, Collective Unconscious

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Sleep stages and dreaming measuring how long we sleep. There is (cid:272)onsidera(cid:271)le (cid:448)ariation in people"s sleep waking behavior. Peopl
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PSY 454 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Cerebral Cortex, Centrism, Neuroglia

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Frontal lobe is the last brain region to mature. Dendritic spines continue to be eliminated well beyond age 20, stabilizing at the adult level around a
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