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Chapter 3 Biological Psychology
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Biological Psychology Branch of Psychology concerned with the l inks between biology & behavior. -Some biological Psychologists call thems elves behavioral neuroscientists, neuropsyc hologists, behavior geneticists psychological psychologists, or biopsychologists. The brain contains approximately 100 billio n neurons. (nerve cells)
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Division of the neurons (nerve c ells)
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Cerebral Cortex 大大大大 -Outermost covering contains Neocortex –m ost recently developed cortex. Cerebral hemisphere 大大大大 – left and right. Corpus callosum 大大大– connects to the two hemisphere.
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Frontal Lobe 大大 Motor Cortex 大大大大 sends signals to muscle s. Prefrontal Cortex( 大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大 大大大 大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大 ) –executive functions.
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Parietal Lobe 大大 –hearing, language, comprehension, autobio graphical memories. Auditory cortex 大大大大
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Occipital Lobe 大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大大 -vision Visual cortex
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Basal Ganglia 大大大大大 - Control of voluntary movements (voluntary movements with help of motor cortex). (Parkinson’s)
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Brain Stem Midbrain 大大 substation nigra, superior and inferior colliculi 大 , 大大 . Reticular Activating System (RAS)
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