Psychology Lecture 3

Psychology Lecture 3 - 1.NEUROSCIENCE: Understanding Brain...

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1.NEUROSCIENCE : 2.Bio Psycho Social Spirit model Biological Processes 3.Oliver Sacks, MD: The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat 4.We all have in our bodies an Electro Chemical Communication System “The NERVOUS SYSTEM” 5.The Nervous System has 2 parts: Part *1: Central Nervous System (CNS) Brain & Spinal coard *2: Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) network of nerves that link the CNS with the body 6. Neurons: Building blocks (cells) of Nervous System Neurons talk to each other 7. Synaptic Gap Dendrites-Axon-Terminal- Synapse 8. Mirror Neurons: Frontal lobe neurons that fire when Performing certain actions or when observing another do so. Implicated in: *Imitation, *Language, *Learning, *Empathy 9. Empathy: Mirror neurons fire when observing another 10. Neurons: Sensory Neurons – receive Inter Neurons – transfer information from one neuron to another Motor Neurons –react 11. Neurotransmitters = Chemical Messengers that relay information from one neuron to the next 12. 3 Neurotransmitters implicated in cocaine, love, depression
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