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Biopsychology (PSY 308) Review Sheet for Exam 3 Dr. Alcantara Ch. 10 - Emotion What are the key brain areas involved in emotion? What are the neural mechanisms i.e. brain areas and neurotransmitter systems involved in various emotions and related behaviors? What are the specific behaviors that arise from key brain areas involved in mediating various emotions? What functions are associated with the prefrontal cortex? What types of clinical dysfunctions emerge from damage to the prefrontal cortex? Ch. 12 – Learning and Memory: Understand the major forms of learning including working memory, short-term memory and long-term memory. Associative learning, motor learning, procedural vs. declarative learning. Know the brain areas, pathways, and neuronal circuits/neurotransmitters associated with each of these types of learning. Associative learning: understand the relevant brain areas, pathways, and neuronal
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Unformatted text preview: circuits/neurotransmitters where this information converges. Understand how the NMDA receptor is involved in associative learning. Understand the brain areas, pathways/connections, types of neurons and neurotransmitters involved in working memory. Understand the clinical disorders that are associated with a particular learning dysfunction. Understand long-term potentiation, where is it found, what is it a model of, what are the molecular mechanisms that underlie LTP. Ch. 14 Neurological Disorders: Understand the causes, symptoms and treatments for a variety of neurological disorders including tumours, seizures, cerebrovascular disorders, developmental disorders, degenerative disorders and disorders caused by infectious diseases. Understand the neural pathways associated with each of these disorders, in particular Parkinsons disease and Alzheimers disease....
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