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Unformatted text preview: Final Study Guide Chapter 1 Define psychology (pp. 5) Chapter 2 Define and describe the concepts relevant to behavioral genetics (pp. 53). Describe the structure of the neuron (pp. 58-59); note Figure 2.4 on pp. 59. Define neurotransmitter and explain how neurotransmitters act to excite or inhibit action potentials (pp. 61-62). Use Figure 2.18 (pp.79) to describe the four lobes of the brain and to describe their main functions. Define and describe the concepts relevant to Brocas area (pp. 78-79). Define and describe the concepts relevant to motor cortex (pp. 78) and somatosensory cortex (pp. 80). Define and describe the concepts relevant to Wernickes area (pp. 81). Chapter 5 Read and understand the concepts relevant to circadian rhythms and disrupted circadian rhythms (pp. 171-173) specifically, note how jet lag and shiftwork disrupt circadian rhythms. Read and understand the concepts present in Stages of Sleep (pp. 175-178). Specifically, note delta-waves and understand why REM sleep is called paradoxical sleep. Read and understand the concepts relevant to tolerance and withdrawal (pp. 186). Chapter 6 Define and understand the concepts relevant to learning (p. 206) Define and understand the concepts relevant to classical conditioning (p. 207- 213) Read and understand the concepts presented in Pavlovs (Accidental) Discovery (p. 208-210) Here are some specific concepts to know well: * Define and understand the concepts relevant to Unconditioned Stimulus, Unconditioned Response, Conditioned Stimulus, and Conditioned Response (p. 208) *During acquisition, know how a CS is typically paired with a UCS to establish a strong CR (p.208-210)strong CR (p....
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- Fall '08