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    Introduction to Psychology Class 8:  Neuroscience 1 Myers: 38-51 June 22, 2006
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    Biological Psychology A branch of psychology that concerns itself with the  links between biology and behavior.  Other terms: Behavioral neuroscientist,  neuropsychologist, physiological/bio-psychologist,  behavioral endocrinologist etc. 
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    Origins of brain-mind connection Phrenology (1800) bumps on skull could reveal mental abilities Phineas Gage (1848)  Iron rod through skull. Changes in personality 1990’s decade of the brain: fMRI, PET
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    The Neuron Parts   Dendrites, Body, Axon Hillock, Axon, Myelin  sheath, Nodes of Ranvier, Terminal branches, Terminal  Buttons, Synaptic cleft Concepts     Action Potential, Type of signals, Threshold  stimulus,  All-or-None response 
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    Action Potential Resting Potential (- 70mv) Depolarization (-50mv  threshold) Action potential Repolarization (back to  neg charge) Hyperpolarizaton  
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    The Synapse Cajal Sherrington NT Reuptake Agonists and  antagonists
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    Neurotransmitters
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    Overview NERVOUS SYSTEM  3 types of neurons
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