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PSY 2301 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Sensory System, Neuroglia, Midbrain

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PSY 2301
Andra Smith
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Chapter One
why we need to understand the brain,
introductory to the sensory nervous system
different between innate behavior vs learned behavior
complexity of central nervous system
3 different theories of brian and behavior, be able to define each, what is
the difference between them, don’t worry about names
animalia is the only one out of 5 systems with a brain
complexity increase as complexing of cerebellum inscreaing
jerison, size of brain does not represent size of intellect, principle of
proper mass
why did our brain become so large, we had to adapt to different
environemnts, change in behavior habits, different brain mass, finding
fruits is harder then finding grass
Radiatory Hyoothses idea
Can’t measure brain size or intelligence, lots of things go in to making the
brains what they are
Chapter Two
Identify dorsal, ventral, lateral, medial
Afferent, efferent
Different slices
3 protective layers
CSF, proving nutrietns, taking away bad stuff
Label the brain: temporal, frontal lobe, parital lobe,e occipital, brani
stem, cerebellum
Major ariteries, anterior, middle, posterior
Different types of strokes,
White and grey matter,
Ventricals** ASKS ALTER
Hind brain: cerebellum, reticular formation, pons, medulla,
Midbrain: techtum, tegmentum,
Forebrain: neocortex,
Located cerebal correx, basal ganglia,hippocampus, **picture in notes**
One function per structure
Cortext four lobes
Basal Ganglia, PICTURE AFTER the slide, know how to label
Know 5 of the principles of the brain and an example
Chapter 3
parts of brain
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