Bio-Psych.pdf - Bio-Psych Thursday 9:43 AM-The biological psychology branch studies how the body influences behavior and mental processes Principles of

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-The biological psychology branch studies how the body influences behavior and mental processes Principles of Bio Psych -Everything psychological is simultaneously biological -The nervous system is complexity built from simplicity -The brain is both specialized and integrated -The nervous system is "plastic" especially at the early ages of development Neurons: The messangers There are 86 bill neurons but abt 100 trill connections amongst these neurons *Neurons have many of the same features as other cells* Brain activity map project Started in 2013, they want to map every neuron in the human brain Dendrites -Carry info from to the cell body from other neurons receive the messages from every cell -Cell body (Soma) Bio-Psych Thursday, September 26, 2019 9:43 AM
Contains nucleus -Axons Carry info to the next cell -Myelin sheath The cells that make this up are called Shwan cells *Protective layer, acts as an insulator * speeds up nerve impulse Synapse Composed of the terminal button of one neuron, the

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