Biopsych1 - Biological Psychology: Notes Set I Neural...

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Unformatted text preview: Biological Psychology: Notes Set I Neural Communication Biological Psychology I: Roadmap !! Cells of the nervous system !! Action Potential !! Between-Neuron Communication Cells of the Nervous System !! Neurons •! Role 1 Cells of the Nervous System Cells of the Nervous System !! Neurons, cont. •! Parts !! Soma (Cell Body) !! Dendrites !! Axon !! Terminal / Synaptic knob / Terminal button Cells of the Nervous System !! Glial Cells •! Role •! Types (for example) !! Astrocytes !! Oligodendrocytes !! Schwann cells 2 Action Potential !! Electrical current carried down the axon !! Charge at rest: –70 millivolts !! Particles inside and outside of cell: •! Anions (A-) •! Sodium (Na+) •! Potassium (K+) Action Potential !! Firing Process •! At Rest •! Stimulation •! Depolarization •! Repolarization •! Return to Resting State Action Potential !! Segmentation !! Communication within neuron !! All-or-none law 3 Inter-Neuron Communication !! Synapse !! Transmission across the synapse: Neurotransmitter Inter-Neuron Communication !! Lock & Key Model !! Neurotransmitter after release •! Reuptake •! Destruction 4 Inter-Neuron Communication !! Inhibition and Excitation Inter-Neuron Communication !! Neurotransmitters Inter-Neuron Communication !! Manipulating interneuron communication •! Synthesis of neurotransmitter •! Receptor Sites !! Agonist !! Antagonist 5 Inter-Neuron Communication !! Manipulating communication, cont. •! Destruction / Reuptake in synapse 6 ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2010 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Dan during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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