Final review sheet - Final Exam Study Guide In addition to...

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Final Exam Study Guide In addition to the terms below, be sure to review “Can we cure fear?” from Scientific American . Emotion Three components of emotional response Feelings of emotion James-Lange theory Cannon-Bard theory Schacter theory Role of amygdala in fear response in animals and humans (major nucleus involved) Conditioned emotional responses Aggressive behaviors in rats & humans (characteristics, neural & hormonal control, role of serotonin, evidence of these) Expression and recognition of emotion (neural regions involved) Stress hormones General adaptation syndrome Stress and immune function Learning and memory Synaptic plasticity Long-term potentiation – definition, characteristics Experimental induction of LTP Associative LTP – Hebb’s rule NMDA receptor involvement in LTP (glutamate binding + dendritic spike = calcium influx) Strengthening synapses – increased receptors, synaptogenesis, increased NT release – mechanisms of each (Understand how these 3 changes relate to improved synaptic strength!) Classifications of memory
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2008 for the course PSYCH 202 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '06 term at University of Washington.

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