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Class Notes for Behavioral Neuroscience at Nova Southeastern University

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NEUR 2500 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Secretion, Synaptic Vesicle, Gap Junction
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SET 5 synaptic termination The process of transferring information from one cell to another at a synapse. electrical synapse A synapse in which electrical current flows directly from one cell to another via gap junction ch...

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NEUR 2500 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Ampa Receptor, Neuromuscular Junction, Protein Kinase
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SET 6 acetylcholine (ACh) An amine that serves as a neurotransmitter at many synapses in the peripheral and central nervous systems, including the neuromuscular junction. AMPA receptor A subtype of glutamate receptor; a gl...

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NEUR 2500 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Taste, Lingual Papilla, Epiglottis
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SET 8 Gustation Chemical sense of smell Olfaction Chemical sense of taste Chemoreceptors Chemically sensitive cells Basic tastes Saltiness, sourness, sweetness, bitterness, umami Taste perception 1) Activate different comb...

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NEUR 2500 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Central Nervous System, Axon, Myelin
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SET 3 Neurons cell that carries messages throughout the nervous system Cell body the part of a neuron that coordinates informationprocessing tasks and keeps the cell alive, contains the nucleus Axon long nerve fiber that c...

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NEUR 2500 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Potassium Channel, Resting Potential, University Of Manchester
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SET 4 Define membrane potential (Vm) The voltage across the neuronal membrane at any moment in time sodium equilibrium potential (ENa) The steady equilibrium potential achieved when the membrane is permeable only to sodium...

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NEUR 2500 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Aqueous Humour, Optic Nerve, Color Vision
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SET 9 Pupil The adjustable opening in the center of the eye through which light enters. Iris muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil; colored part of eye Cornea transparent external surface of the eye, doesn...

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NEUR 2500 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Dorsal Root Ganglion, Dorsal Root Of Spinal Nerve, Spinal Nerve
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SET 7 brain stem forms the stalk from which the cerebral hemispheres and the cerebellum sprout; complex nexus of fibers and cells that relay info from the cerebrum to the spinal cord and cerebellum, and vice versa; site wh...

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NEUR 2500 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Optic Chiasm, Decussation, Retinotopy
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SET 10 What is a region of the sensory surface that, when stimulated, changes the membrane potential of a neuron? receptive field function of a directionselective striate cortex neuron analysis of object motion ganglion ce...

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NEUR 2500 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Myelin, Neuron, Endocrine System
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SET 2 nueron a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system dendrite bushy, branching recievers of the neuron axon extension of neuron, ending in branching terminal fibers, through which messages pass to othe...

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NEUR 2500 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Frontal Lobe, Temporal Lobe, White Matter
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SET 1 trepanation drilling holes in the skull on live patients (to let demons out) Hippocrates believed the brain was the seat of intelligence Aristotle thought heart was center for intelligence, thought brain acted like a...

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