Ab Psych lecture 2

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Ab Psych lecture 2 17:20 McLean Hospital- around 1820 (Sylvia plath poem “looking into the eyes of a  demon lover” Chapter 2 Models 1. biological model 2. psychodynamic model (unconscious) 3. behavioral model (learning) 4.cogntivie model (thinking) 5. humanistic- existential model (values) 6. sociocultural model Nruoens communicate by releasing neurotransmitters into the synapses- space  between neurons Hormones:endocrine glands Hypothalamus- hormone organ Communicates with the pituitary gland, which interacts with the body Adrenal glands- produces cortasol -stress hormone- anti inflammatory Ovaries- produces – produce estrogen pestgron Testes – produce testorone Hypothalamic- pituitary- adrenal axis (all negative feedback) Hypthalmus-> (through bloodstream CRH) anterior pituitary->(through blood  acth) adrenal cortex->cortisol Genetics- Heredity
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Abnormal chromosomes (down syndrome)
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course PSYCH 01:830:340 taught by Professor Shors during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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