PSYC 2012 - Test 2 Study Guide

PSYC 2012 - Test 2 Study Guide - Biological Psychology Test...

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Biological Psychology Test 2 Study Guide This is essentially a list of questions that TAs have derived from the lectures based on what they think are some of the main concepts. This is not a comprehensive list of what may be on the test. Use this as a study tool to help you recognize areas you may not understand. It is NOT a substitute for you own studying. Much of the material on this test is going to cover information that requires a lot of MEMORIZATION. The review session may not be particularly helpful unless you have studied beforehand. Neuroanatomy 1. Know the “directions” of anatomy. Be able to use them in describing a structure’s location. 2. Grooves in the brain are called_______. The bumps are called _________. 3. Define afferent. Define efferent. 4. What is the dorsal root ganglion? What kind of information do the nerves in it contain? 5. What does the gray matter in the CNS contain? White matter? 6. What does the difference between a nerve and a tract? Nucleus and ganglion? 7. Compare the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system. What kind of actions are they responsible for? Do they synapse near or far from the target organ. 8. What structures are involved in the limbic system? 9. What structures are involved in the basal ganglia? What kind of deficits would you see if you damaged this system? What diseases specifically cause damage in this system? 10.What is the meninges?
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2008 for the course PSYC 2012 taught by Professor Bashinski, during the Spring '06 term at Colorado.

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