Neurons and split brain etc

Neurons and split brain etc - Biopsychology What is...

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Biopsychology What is biopsychology? - The connection between brain and behavior Assumptions - All complex behaviors are mediated by the physical structure of the brain - Planned, cognition and emotions - Changes in the physical structure of the brain affect complex behaviors - Positive or negative Neuron Diagram Previous Neuron Neurotransmitters (NT) Synaptic cleft (SC) Dendrite receptors Dendrite Axon Next Neuron Shows the direction of nerve impulse(NI) All-or-nothing response - Needs enough of the stimulus to activate NI Process 1. NTs bind on the receptive sites of dendrites to activate it, different NTs with the same shape as the receptor sites can induce NI 2. Positive charges move towards axon. (Image here) How else may neurons communicate? - Axon twitching Connecting the Brain of Behavior - Post modern Exam - Brain Ablation Paradigms - Animal Modules - Neurochemical Manipulations - Electrophysiological Studies EEG
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- Imaging Studies fMRI - Neuropsychological Assessments
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This note was uploaded on 08/18/2011 for the course PSY 301 taught by Professor Pennebaker during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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