Spring2010_Exam1_StudyGuide

Spring2010_Exam1_StudyGuide - Frontal cortex, thalamus, and...

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These are topics that could be included on the first midterm exam Midterm 1 Study Guide Correlational vs experimental approaches Proximate and ultimate causation Effects of stress on social interaction and bdnf Hypothesized causes of schizophrenia Glial cells Action potentials (including Figure 3.6 from textbook) and refractory periods EPSP and IPSP (including Figure 3.9 from textbook) Chemical synapses (including Figure 3.11 from textbook) Model of SSRI effects on behavior Electrical synapses and reflex arc (including Figure 3.14) Dendritic release Methods of brain imaging (CAT, MRI, PET, fMRI) and how to apply them Sympathetic/Parasympathetic nervous systems Learned vs. unlearned fear Cortex (sulcus, gyrus, alzheimers)
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Unformatted text preview: Frontal cortex, thalamus, and hypothalamus Amygdala Basal ganglia Cerebellum and conditioned reflex Pons and sleep Blood brain barrier/Ventricular system Neurogenesis Migration (including GnRH) Differentiation/sonic hedgehog Synaptogenesis Apoptosis and cortical development Mutant mice and cerebellum Occular dominance Developmental disorders Acetylcholine and septal complex Narcolepsy and hypocretin Quantitative traits promoter vs coding region Serotonin transporter knockout mice, elevated plus maze and implications Gene-environment interactions (maze learning, conduct disorder) Microarrays Methylation Effects of maternal behavior on estrogen receptor gene expression...
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