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2/1 Neuroscience and Behavior, Ch. 2 Ÿ Stanley Milgrum - 6 Degrees of Separation, lab coat and electric shock Ÿ Neurotransmitter molecules - properties that fits to a particular receptor site, specificity à dopamine, serotonin (emotional/psychological || influences neuron to generate action potential Ÿ Certain neurons receive serotonin neurotransmitters SSRI - only impact serotonin not other transmitters, more don’t create new receptor sites Ÿ Terminal button, synaptic gap, vesicles, pre-synaptic (sending), post-synaptic (receiving), Ÿ Release neurotransmitters into synaptic cleft, sits there - used by brain, goes to next neuron, reuptakes the “extra” SSRI stops the reuptake of serotonin GABA - seizure activity Ÿ Association areas - areas not earmarked for one particular things (flexibility) Ÿ CNS - spinal cord is extension of brain Ÿ Nerve - a cable of axons, “bundle” Ÿ Inputs/outputs never individual - whole networks of nerves firing à Ÿ Endocrine system: “slow” hormonal , glands nervous - “fast” pituitary gland - master gland of endocrine system Ÿ Most immune cells don’t pass blood-brain barrier
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course PSY 301 taught by Professor Pennebaker during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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