unit2_brain_cons - Unit 2 Learning Outcomes Chapter 2 The Biology of the Mind 1 Explain why psychologists are concerned with human biology 2 Describe

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Unit 2 Learning Outcomes Chapter 2 The Biology of the Mind 1 Explain why psychologists are concerned with human biology. 2 Describe the parts of a neuron, and explain how its impulses are generated. 3 Describe how nerve cells communicate. 4 Describe how neurotransmitters influence behavior, and explain how drugs and other chemicals affect neurotransmission. 5 Identify the two major divisions of the nervous system, and describe their basic functions. 6 Describe several techniques for studying the brain. 7 Describe the components of the brainstem, and summarize the functions of the brainstem, thalamus, and cerebellum. 8 Describe the structures and functions of the limbic system. 9 Describe the structure of the cerebral cortex, and explain the various functions of
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