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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012David AllenFall

PSYC 2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Neural Crest, Microcephaly, Lissencephaly

Week 5: developmental neurogenesis and postnatal development (cont. ) Microcephaly: abnormally small brain caused by death of stem cells and/or insuffi
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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012David AllenFall

PSYC 2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 40: Methamphetamine, Mesolimbic Pathway, Amygdala

): psychopharmacology and the basis of drug addiction. Other main effect is producing feelings of euphoria or intense calm pleasure. Ex. opium, codeine
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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012David AllenFall

PSYC 2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 33: Night Terror, Pituitary Gland, Sleepwalking

Parasomnias - sleep disorders involving abnormal movements - somnambulism, somniloquy, night terrors, sleep eating and nrem parasomnias, sleep paralysi
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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012David AllenFall

PSYC 2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 30: Orexin, Cholecystokinin, Endocrine System

Goal: to understand the psychobiological bases of hunger and sleep. All living organisms need energy - atp is the energy currency of the cell. The ener
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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012David AllenFall

PSYC 2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 26: Default Mode Network, Body Awareness, Temporal Lobe

Basal ganglia neurons receive input from the motor cortex and the substantia nigra on motor behavior and from the sensory cortex on the success of moto
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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012David AllenFall

PSYC 2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Voltage-Dependent Calcium Channel, Resting Potential, Axon Terminal

Goal: to discover how neurotransmitters produce effects on post-synaptic neurons by binding to receptors. By causing the release of special chemicals c
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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012David AllenFall

PSYC 2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Threshold Voltage, Resting Potential, Threshold Potential

Whether a nt produces an epsp or ipsp depends on what kind of ion channel it opens or closes: Na+ channel - na+ is higher outside the cell, closing a n
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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012David AllenFall

PSYC 2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Schwann Cell, Peripheral Nervous System, Neuroglia

Week 2 continued: cellular neurobiology and intro to electrophysiology. Support staff of the nervous system - help neurons carry out the function of cr
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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012Joe BertaSpring

PSYC 2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Ct Scan, Behavioral Neuroscience, Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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To understand modern psychology"s need to know about the basics of the brain a. b. Psychologists assume our behavior and inner life are rooted in the b
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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012David AllenFall

PSYC 2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 39: Fluoxetine, Chlorpromazine, Barbiturate

): psychopharmacology and the basics of drug addiction. 7 classes of drugs based on their behavioral effect. Active learning activity #6: drugs and the
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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012David AllenFall

PSYC 2012 Lecture 35: 12/1/17

Caring for an ailing parent or spouse. It produces adaptive changes that help an animal or person respond to the current stressor and to future stresso
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CU-BOULDERPSYC 2012David AllenFall

PSYC 2012 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Lubilosa, Neuroglia, Extracellular Fluid

Cellular neurobiology & intro to electrophysiology: pumps, channels, and resting membrane potential. Cells consist of a cell membrane surrounding and s
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