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UMPSY 220Hurwitz BarryFall

PSY 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Evolutionary Psychology, Epigenetics, Chest Hair

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Biological psychology- the study of physiological, evolutionary, and developmental mechanisms of behavior and experience. Genetic drift- when a gene sp
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UMPSY 220Hurwitz BarryFall

PSY 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Behavioral Neuroscience, Antonio Damasio, Corticosteroid

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PSY 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Sound, Aspirin, Calcium Carbonate

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16 Sep 2018
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The meaning depends on the pattern across a population of neurons. Human sense of taste alerts us to the bitterness of poisons, but does not respond to
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UMPSY 220Hurwitz BarryFall

PSY 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Skeletal Muscle, Temporal Lobe, Neural Development

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16 Sep 2018
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Chapter 5 development and plasticity of the brain. It also forms excess synapses and discards the less active ones: experiences alter brain anatomy. Pl
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UMPSY 220Hurwitz BarryFall

PSY 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Second Messenger System, Neuroglia, Thyroid

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16 Sep 2018
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Main ideas: at a synapse, a neuron releases chemicals called neurotransmitters that excite or inhibit another cell. In most cases, a single release of
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UMPSY 220Hurwitz BarryFall

PSY 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Retina, Endoplasmic Reticulum, Sensory Neuron

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16 Sep 2018
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Main ideas: the nervous system is composed of two kinds of cells: neurons and glia. Instead, they convey information to nearby neurons by graded potent
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UMPSY 220Hurwitz BarryFall

PSY 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Depth Perception, Inferior Temporal Gyrus, Sensory Neuroscience

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16 Sep 2018
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Main ideas: each sensory neuron conveys a particular type of experience. How far you see depends on how far the light travels before it strikes the eye
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UMPSY 220Hurwitz BarryFall

PSY 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Fourth Ventricle, Central Sulcus, Tegmentum

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16 Sep 2018
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Main ideas: each part of the nervous system has specialized functions. It is difficult to conduct research on the functions of the nervous system. Conc
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UMPSY 220Hurwitz BarryFall

PSY 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Scrotum, Pituitary Gland, Optic Chiasm

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16 Sep 2018
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Main ideas: many physiological and behavioral processes maintain a near constancy of certain body variables. They anticipate needs as well as react to
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PSY 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Chromosome, Cardiac Muscle, Midbrain Tectum

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16 Sep 2018
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That is, control of movement is inseparably linked with cognition. Each muscle fiber receives information from only one axon, though a given axon may i
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