Unformatted text preview: All-or-nothing v. summed potentials Neurotransmitters and their functions Dopamine Endorphins Seratonin ACh Agonist v. antagonist Sympathetic v. Parasympathetic nervous system Endocrine system (Hormones) Brain structures-functions Limbic system Hindbrain, midbrain, forebrain Medulla Cerebellum Prefrontal cortex Broca’s / Wernicke’s area Hypothalamus Thalamus Occipital lobe Parietal lobe Temporal lobe Frontal Lobe Chapter 4- Development Periods of Prenatal Development Habituation Dishabituation Infant Learning Mechanisms Approximate vs. exact quantity Continuity between species Piaget’s stages Piaget’ cognitive mechanisms Object Permanence Conservation tasks Information processing What changes with development? Strategies Processing speed & Capacity Gender Differences Attachment Classifications...
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