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Chapter 2 - PG 57 fig 2.4 summarizes anatomy of neuron, and...

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Chapter 2 “neuroscience and behavior” obj 1-16,18,19 -phineas gage:: a singular case in which a metal rod went through the head and caused severe damage to the frontal lobe, which then caused a change in the personality of phineas. Significant in showing the relationship between frontal lobe and changes in personality/ control of emotions. Bc part of limpic system was also damaged but it is controlled in the frontal cortex. -Nervous System >central(brain and spinal cord) >peripheral(sympathetic and parasympathetic) >neural communication -Endocrine System(pg 66 fig 2.11) >messages are sent via hormones through the blood stream. What is a biochemical balance? >hormones. Or neurotransmitter something wrong with the neuro. Either 2 much(skitsofrenia) 2 little(depression). Or the activity is disrupted.
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Unformatted text preview: PG 57 fig 2.4 summarizes anatomy of neuron, and what happens(know dendrites the arm like things off cell body(soma))-messages within neurons are “chemical”-neurotransmitter: a chemical many different ones.-reuptake:???-agonist: increase the likelihood of a message being sent/ next neuron firing. Mimics the neurotransmitter-antagonist: trys to stop things from happening. Goes into receptor site and prevents the “real” neuro. Cant get in >typically receptor on dendrites, then down axon to terminal button-Peripheral nervous system:: (pg 61) >Autonomic: controls self-regulated action of internal organs and glands. ~Sympathetic-arousing ~Parasympathetic-calming >Somatic: controls voluntary movement of skeletal muscles....
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2010 for the course STAT 2122 taught by Professor Felicia during the Spring '10 term at FSU.

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