Study Guide Test #2

Study Guide Test #2 - Study Guide for General Psychology...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Study Guide for General Psychology Test #2 Chapter 2 glial cells (glia) - What are their functions? Neurons: What are sensory neurons? motor neurons? interneurons? dendrites, cell body, axons, myelin sheath (what function does each serve?) What part of the neuron degenerates in multiple sclerosis (MS)? What is an ion? At rest, which side of the axon (inside or outside) is more positive? What are action potentials? What is the fastest speed at which a human action potential travels? What is the refractory period? all-or-none transmission? How are action potentials started (summing of inhibitory and excitatory signals) What is a threshold? neurotransmitters? agonists? antagonists? synapse? synaptic gap (cleft)? receptors? synaptic vesicles? reuptake? How are acetylcholine and voluntary muscles related? What is curare? acetylcholine and Alzheimer's disease? Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia and dopamine - how are they related? Why is L-dopa used to treat Parkinson's disease rather than dopamine? How are Prozac and serotonin related? What are endorphins? What is naloxone? What is the peripheral nervous system? (What are nerves?) somatic NS? autonomic NS? sympathetic NS? (flight or flight) parasympathetic NS? (calming) Central nervous system: Spinal Cord and Brain: What is the cerebral spinal fluid system? the blood-brain barrier? methods of studying the brain – clinical observations
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 10/12/2008 for the course PSYC 1001 taught by Professor King,brett during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online