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Unformatted text preview: Introductory Psychology Biopsych Announcements • PRS bad IDs: 22914077, 21230304, 2801726, 1001325 • First Psych 2.0 assignment: Brain and Behavior, Brain Lateralization – Quiz due on Monday (2/9) at 11:59 pm – Don’t wait until deadline! – Schedule for the rest of the semester on SPARK • Special survey deadline: Thursday, February 12 at 11:59pm (less than one week) • Exam 1: Wednesday, February 18 (less than two weeks) – Chapters 1-4 – Use your correct Student ID or receive a 6-point penalty • It’s in your grade book on SPARK – May use a “cheat sheet”: one letter-sized page of notes, both sides. No photocopying! Neuron structure Neuron Function Neurons • Electrochemical signals • Cell body • Dendrites (“receiving” end) • Axon (“sending” end) • Axonal branching • Terminal buttons • Synapse Action potential • Neuron is polarized • Ion exchange across cellular membrane • Neuron depolarizes • Depolarization reaches critical...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2009 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Cave during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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