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Unformatted text preview: Neurotransmission & Neuroanatomy Chemical Signaling Electrical to chemical Terminal buttons Neurotransmitters Receptors key and lock reuptake Neurotransmitters Most drugs have their effects by enhancing or interfering with synaptic transmission! agonist antagonist Prozac selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor www.drugabuse.gov Neurotransmitters www.drugabuse.gov Prenatal Development Nervous System Central (brain & spinal cord) Peripheral somatic autonomic sympathetic parasympathetic Nervous System Somatic gather info. from external world Autonomic complementary systems Central Nervous System Brain Spinal cord spinal reflexes sensory receptors interneurons Exploring the Brain Major Divisions Hindbrain medulla reticular formation cerebellum pons Exploring the Brain Major Divisions Forebrain cerebral cortex Subcortical structures thalamus hypothalamus pituitary gland Exploring the Brain Major Divisions Limbic System A group of forebrain structures including the hypothalamus, the amygdala, and the hippocampus, which are involved in motivation, emotion, learning, and memory. Exploring the Brain Major Divisions Limbic system hypothalamus Hippocampus amygdala basal ganglia Exploring the Brain Major Divisions Cerebral cortex frontal lobe temporal lobe occipital lobe parietal lobe corpus callosum association areas Somatosensory and Motor Cortices Somatic nervous system...
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2011 for the course PSY 301 taught by Professor Pennebaker during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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