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Psychophysiology Notes

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Psychophysiology 1. What are the 4 bodily humors according to Aristotle &  Galen? o Blood­ Sanguine o Black Bile­ Melancholy  o Yellow Bile­ Choler o Phlegm­ Apathy  2. What is mind/body Cartesian Dualism?  o The mind and body are separate 3. What is Claude Bernard’s idea of Mileur Interne? o All living things must maintain a balanced internal  environment i. Idea of homeostasis  4. What is Allostasis? o Maintaining homeostasis through physiological changes  i. Ex. Dehydration­ Kidneys reduce urine output 5. What is Allostatic load (Stellar, 1993)  o Wear and tear on the body when an individual is  exposed to chronic stress i. Ex. – Stress & immunosuppression along with  cortisol spike 6. Relationship between psychoanalysis & health o Freud­ Cured Paralysis using hypnosis  o Alexander­ Diseases caused by unconscious emotional  conflicts 7. Cannon’s fight or flight response system o Response to stress causes physiological changes in the  body  i. Sympathetic nervous system 8. Autonomic Nervous System gets affected by stress o Stress causes series of responses ready for flight  i. Tight muscle, etc. 9. How stress effects the Endocrine sys
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