Neurons - Behavioral genetics: Reward processing Attention...

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Neurons Nerve cells Types: Sensory Motor Interneurons Excitatory positive Inhibitory negative Acetylcholine- movement, memory. Disorder: alzheimer’s Norepinephrine- sleeping, learning, mood. Disorder: depression Serotonin- mood, appetite, aggression. Disorder: depression Dopamine: movement, reward. Disorder: Parkinson’s disease, schizophenia Genes are regions on chromosomes, the strands of DNA in our cell nuclei
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Unformatted text preview: Behavioral genetics: Reward processing Attention Personality Health behavior Mental disorders Psychological events implemented within the body/brain Brain regions specialized but work together for complex phenom Neuronal communication allows for complexity...
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course PGY 166214 taught by Professor Hudson during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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