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Communication Arousal States Neurons Neurotransmitters Experience and Plasticity
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True or False? T/F The human brain is larger than that of any other animal. T/F A single cell can stretch all the way from your spine to your toe. T/F Messages travel in the brain by means of electricity. T/F A brain cell can send out hundreds of messages each second, and manage to catch some rest in between. T/F Fear can give you indigestion. T/F If a surgeon were to stimulate a certain part of your brain electrically, you might swear that someone hade stroked your leg.
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Nervous System Our nervous system consists of two main bodies: Central Nervous System Peripheral Nervous System “The more flexible we can form associations the more humanlike we are. This is what makes us special.” (Remark considering left frontal lobe specialization)
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Nervous System Central Nervous System: ( CNS ) Brain Spinal cord: Collection of neurons and supportive tissue running from the base of the brain down the center of the back, protected by a column of bones. Spinal reflexes are automatic Peripheral Nervous System: ( PNS ) All portions of the nervous system outside the brain and spinal cord. Sensory Nerves ( Afferent Impulses ) Motor Nerves ( Efferent Impulses ) Contains: Somatic Nervous System Autonomic Nervous System
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course PSYCH 2301 taught by Professor Michaelrose during the Fall '12 term at Collins.

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