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PSY 0010: LECTURE OBJECTIVES AND OUTLINE – FALL 2010 LECTURE: Biopsychology Objectives : Terms and concepts to learn central nervous system brain and spinal cord synapse peripheral nervous system medulla resting potential somatic nervous system pons action potential autonomic nervous system cerebellum all-or-none principle sympathetic branch thalamus endorphins parasympathetic branch hypothalamus acetylcholine recording brain activity: EEG, CT, PET, MRI cerebral cortex GABA afferent neurons parts of neuron epinephrine efferent neurons dendrite norepinephrine split brain axon and myelin sheath dopamine terminal serotonin Outline I. INTRODUCTION II. THE NERVOUS SYSTEM A. Pathways in the Nervous System 1. Afferent neurons (sensory) 2. Efferent neurons (motor) B. Divisions of the Nervous System
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Central nervous system 2. Peripheral nervous system a. somatic nervous system b. autonomic nervous system (1) sympathetic nervous system (branch of ANS) (2) parasympathetic nervous system (branch of ANS) III. THE NEURON A. Structure of the Neuron- cell body, dendrites, axon, myelin sheath, terminal buttons, and synapse B. Neural Impulse 1. resting potential 2. action potential C. Neurotransmitters 1. Acetylcholine 2. GABA 3. Epinephrine 4. Norepinephrine 5. Dopamine 6. Serotonin III. THE BRAIN A. Medulla B. Pons C. Cerebellum D. Thalamus E. Hypothalamus F. Cerebral Cortex 1. Occipital lobe 2. Parietal lobe 3. Temporal lobe 4. Frontal lobe...
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