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PSY 1101 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Neurotransmission, Lesion, Positron Emission Tomography


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSY 1101
Professor
Brenda Baird
Study Guide
Midterm

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Chapter 2: Biology of Behaviour!
1. Nervous system!
2. Neurotransmission!
3. Study of brain (methods)!
4. Major structures!
Subcortical structures and function!
Organization of cortex!
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1. Nervous System
Sympathetic:!
-fight or flight!
-Adrenaline rush!
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2. Neurotransmission
Nerve:!

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Neural transmission:!
-AP travel from one neuron to another across junction known
as synapse!
-Drugs (morphone, heroin, crack) mimic neurons!
-Endorphins “runner’s high”!
Resting potential—>action potential—>myelin sheath!
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Action Potential:!
Neuron:!
Interneuron:
Ion channels open/close!
Ion transporters regulate number of
ions inside and outside axon
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