Psych Lec 4 - Psych Lec 4 For Midterm: know the factual...

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Psych Lec 4 For Midterm: know the factual info in the book as well as the blue terms He is not to particular with names, but more about what what areas. I. Synapse a. Sensory neurons, on the input side b. Motor neurons, on the output side of contractions of muscles. c. Interneurons, d. Synapse: the gap between neurons. e. In the nucleus exists ventricles, inside them are chemicals known as nurotransmitters. e.i. Glutamate: get manufactured in the nucleus, they move all the way down the interneuron through ventricles and butt up against the bulb of the neuron. The reaction starts and when the action potential reaches the post synaptic cell, it reaches the voltage-gated Ca++ channel. Opens the channels, then the Ca ions come into the cell and causes the vesicles to spill their contents into the synapse. e.i.1. All glutamate is excitatory e.ii. All drugs work and occur at the post synaptic location e.iii. Glutamate-gated Na+ channel e.iv. Excitatory Connection: when the pre-synaptic cell fires, the post synaptic cell is more likely to fire. If there are more dendrites connected to other neurons, and if they combine then the will make
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course PSYCH 201 taught by Professor Jasonwilliams during the Spring '11 term at Cal Poly.

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Psych Lec 4 - Psych Lec 4 For Midterm: know the factual...

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