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I Know key themes of psychology
A Psychology evolved from philosophy and physiology
and Linda M. Delahanty, Ph.D. Eat, Play, and Be Healthy by W. Allan Walker, M.D., with Courtney Humphries Healing Your Sinuses by Ralph B. Metson, M.D., with Steven Mardon Lowering Your Cholesterol by Mason W. Freeman, M.D., with Christine Junge Overcoming Thyroid Problems by Jeffrey R. Garber, M.D....
Psychology- the scientific study of behavior and mental processes-aims to describe and explainhow we think, feel and act
-Behavior is anything an organism does-any action we can observe and record (yelling, smiling, blinking, talking and questionnaire...
the ________ system controls brain and spinal cord central
The ________ nervous system controls the skeletal muscles.
The part of the peripheral nervous system that carries sensory information to the CNS is designated
#1. Explainhow an impulse travels down a neuron. How does that impulse get from one neuron to another? Describe how caffeine affects neurotransmitters.
A nerve cell or a neuron is the core component of the nervous system. They send and receive messages and impulses throughout the body. These messages...
Parts of the Brain and Their Functions
The human brain is a specialized organ that is ultimately responsible for all thought and movement that the body produces. Many different parts of the brain and their functions are shown in the article. Each part has a unique function that allows humans observe...
The Study of Psychology As It Applies to My Life
As I reflect on this semester, I realize that choosing three chapters that are “favorites” is nearly impossible. I am compelling myself to settle on my top three favorites as, Chapter 2: How does Biology...
Neuroanatomy: Study of the parts/function of a neuron.
Neuron: Nerve cells. Their parts are dendrites, soma, axon, Myelin sheath, and Terminal buttons.
Dendrites: Rootlike structures that form synaptic connections with other neurons
Soma: The body of the neuron, contains the...
Axia College Material
Brain Response of Behavior
Note: Parts II and III follow below, complete all three.
Run Multimedias 2.3 and 2.4
* Go to the Web site www.prenhall.com/morris.
* Click text: Psychology: An Introduction (12th ed.)
* Click “2” on the select...
and structures in the brain with specialized functions.
* Pierre Flourens
* Experiential ablation lets make a hole in the brain and see what happens. Worked with pigeons. Removed part of brain to see what happens to behavior of animal.
* Showed localization of some functions of brain...
Health and Human Services (DHHS)
estimates that 56 million Americans have a diagnosable
The term Revolving door effect is used to explainhow people with severe and persistent mental illness
have shorter hospital stays, but they are admitted more
frequently. People with severe and persistent...
1. What is hindsight bias?
a.Hindsight bias aka I-knew-it-all-along phenomenon; the tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one would have foreseen it
i.Example: grandma’s intuition is often right, but sometimes it can be proven wrong
2. What is overconfidence?
PSY100 Final Exam Prep Session
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Psychological Science (2010)
• Gazzaniga, Heatherton, Halpern, Heine • 3rd Canadian edition • Used in Dolderman’s...
Differences between the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems
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CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEMS
“From the brain, and from the brain alone, arise our pleasure, joys, laughter, and jokes, as well as our...
Applied research – research examining how we can use basic research to solve real-world problems
Basic research – research examining how the mind works
Behaviourism – school of psychology that focuses on uncovering the general laws of learning by looking
Black box - term sometimes used...
muscle, cardiac muscle, or glands. Neurons of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) are always motor (efferent) and are classified as either sympathetic or parasympathetic. There are a variety of neurotransmitters released by autonomic neurons. The action of these neurons is largely dependent upon the neurotransmitter...
-‐ Luigi Galvani performed an experiment with frog leg and electricity and discovered that brain
signals were electrical in nature
-‐ Karl Lashley created lesions in specific parts of the brain to study its effect...
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While You Dream and Create Memories
Have you ever had a really good dream, but forgot most of it or all of it once you woke up? Have you ever had multiple dreams while you were sleeping but only remember one or neither? I’m sure you have, it...