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1 Final Review 0 20 40 60 80 100 0 10 20 30 40 Testosterone (ng/mL) Aggressive Behavior Experimental Approaches 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 Aggressive flights testosterone control Levels of Causation • Proximate: an immediate underlying cause based on operation of internal mechanisms possessed by an individual. How is this behavior turned on? • Ultimate: the evolutionary cause behind a trait. Why does this behavior exist? Figure 3.6 Mediation of the Action Potential by Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels Figure 3.9 Recording Postsynaptic Potentials
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2 Figure 3.11 Steps in Transmission at a Chemical Synapse 1 2 3 4 5 Figure 3.14 The Knee Jerk Reflex (Part 2) Knee Jerk Reflex The knee jerk reflex is extremely fast: • Axons are myelinated and large • Sensory neurons synapse directly onto motor neurons • Uses fast, electrical synapses Key Point • Amygdala seems to be more important for learned fear • Innate (unlearned) fear seems to be less dependent on amygdala Basal ganglia • Important for regulating conscious movement • Parkinson’s and Huntington’s
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course PSC Psychology taught by Professor Cossowings during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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