Exam 1 Self-Review Ch. 2

Exam 1 Self-Review Ch. 2 - 18. What are the three basic...

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General Psychology Exam 1 Self-Review Chapter 2 1. What do neuroscientists study? 2. What are neurons? 3. What is phrenology? 4. What is meant by split-brain? 5. Which parts of the limbic system play a role in forming new memories? 6. What is the largest region of the brain? 7. Which parts of the body have the largest representation on the primary motor cortex? 8. What are the major neurotransmitters and what do they do? 9. How does Prozac work? 10. Degeneration of neurons that make acetylcholine can lead to __________ disease. 11. How does nerve gas kill? 12. What is the structure of a neuron? 13. Contrast PET scans with fMRIs. 14. What is the synapse? 15. Name the two branches of the autonomic nervous system. 16. What is a function of cerebrospinal fluid? 17. Which gland regulates the production of hormones in other endocrine glands?
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Unformatted text preview: 18. What are the three basic types of neurons? 19. What are the 4 lobes of the brain and what functions are they responsible for? 20. Chemicals released by the nervous system are called___________. Chemicals released by glands are called_______________. 21. How are neurotransmitters and receptor sites like locks and keys? 22. Who is Phineas Gage? 23. Language (reading and speaking) is mainly the job of which hemisphere of the brain? 24. What is the difference between the somatic and autonomic branches of the nervous system? 25. What does the sympathetic nervous system do in the flight-or-fight response? What does the parasympathetic do?...
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