Psy1-2010-3a_Biological - Psychology 1 Spring 2010 3a)...

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1 ** Important Notice Concerning Lecture Material ** These files contain most, but not all, overhead material presented in lecture (e.g., some material may be altered or addedinlasminute changes) added in last-minute changes). The best use of these file is to print them out and take notes on them during lectures. Æ WARNING: Perfect knowledge of this material will not guarantee an A in the course. Important details will be presented in lectures but are not in these pdf files. Thus, it is very important that you attend lecture and discussion sections. Section 3: Biological Foundations 3) Biological Foundations 3.1: Basic Anatomy 2) Research Methods 3.3: Brain/Behavior Methods Psychology 1 Spring 2010 3a) Biological Foundations
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2 Section 3: Biological Foundations Biological psychology relates behavior to brain function . Behavior can be viewed as one critical level of neuroscience . Psychology can be viewed as reductionistic by its attempt to integrate behavior, mind, and brain. 4.1: Basic Anatomy Afferent nerves (input) ¾ somatosensory Efferent nerves (output) ¾ skeletal (muscles) ¾ autonomic The Nervous Systerm Peripheral (PNS) Sympathetic Spinal Cord Brain Central (CNS) Parasympathetic Psychology 1 Spring 2010 3a) Biological Foundations
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3 Autonomic Nervous System: Sympathetic Stress Response • “Fight or flight” • Release of adrenaline • Increases heart rate and blood pressure • Increases blood flow to Increases blood flow to skeletal muscles • Inhibits digestive functions Autonomic Nervous System: Parasympathetic Restorative Response • “ Rest and digest ” • Calms body to conserve and maintain energy • Lowers heartbeat, breathing rate, blood pressure Psychology 1 Spring 2010 3a) Biological Foundations
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4 The Brain Afferent nerves (input) ¾ somatosensory Peripheral (PNS) Efferent nerves (output) ¾ skeletal (muscles) ¾ autonomic The Nervous Systerm Spinal cord Brain Central (CNS) Views of The Brain Superior View Lateral View Ventral View www.dreisen.com Psychology 1 Spring 2010 3a) Biological Foundations
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Medial View Telencephalon Parts of the Brain Pons Midbrain Medulla Cerebellum Brain Diencephalon Medulla : gateway into brain from spinal cord Pons : breathing, heartrate, arousal Midbrain : arousal, attention, sleep Cerebellum : motor control, balance, timing Brainstem Structures The Diencephalon Telencephalon Medial View Thalamus Hypothalamus Pituitary gland Hypothalamus : Regulation of basic drives (hunger, thirst), biological rhythyms, critical link to homone regulation (pituitary gland). Brainstem Structures Psychology 1 Spring 2010 3a) Biological Foundations
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Arthurshimamura during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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