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beh225_appendix_c-2 - Axia College Material Appendix C...

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Axia College Material Appendix C Brain Response of Behavior Part I Note: Parts II and III follow below, complete all three. Run Multimedias 2.3 and 2.4 o Go to the Web site www.prenhall.com/morris . o Click text: Psychology: An Introduction (12 th ed.) o Click “2” on the select a chapter tool bar. o Click Live!Psych on the left hand menu. o Select 2.3 and 2.4. Write a 350- to 700-word response to the following: Explain the communication process of neurons in the brain. List some common neurotransmitters and describe their effect on behavior. Neurons have the responsibility of transmitting communication to the brain and other parts of the nervous system. Dendrites, short fibers that reach out and grab the incoming messages, is how the neurons decide on whether or not to pass on a message. Once the decision is made to pass on the message, the impulse travels through a long tub called an axon. The axons contain sacs that are called neurotransmitters. At the end of the axon there is a small
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2010 for the course SCI 241 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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