11 - Corpus glosum two hemispheres connector How is the...

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Corpus glosum – two hemispheres connector How is the nervous system studied? Clinical observations- observing people who have damage to the brain and simply looking at their effects on observable behavior and comparing them to people who don’t have any brain damage. Lesion studies Neuroimaging – techniques that are used to create graphical and photographic images of the anatomy and physiology of the brain CTscans and MRI’s o Structure vs Invasive techniques- o Lesions and transactions o Temporary lesions Transscraial magnetic stimulation Architecture of the nervous system Physiological network of communication cells that form the basis of our ability to perceive, adapt to , and interact with the world Neurotransmitters Acetylcholine - voluntary movement of the skeletal muscles (via the sympathetic pathways) and movement of the viscera (via the parasympathetic pathways) Norepinephrine - wakefulness or arousal - via the sympathetic pathways Epinephrine - similar to nor-epinephrine. Large amounts of it are produced
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Jackson during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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