Chapter 4 Learning Objectives

Chapter 4 Learning Objectives - What are the major...

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1. 1 Chapter 4: The Brain: Source of Mind and Self What are the two main divisions of the human nervous system? What are the two parts of the central nervous system? What are the divisions of the peripheral nervous system? What are the divisions of the autonomic nervous system? What are the three components of a neuron? How do neurons communicate with one another? What are neurotransmitters and what do they do? What are endorphins and what do they do? What are hormones and what do they do? What are eight techniques researchers use for understanding the workings of the brain?
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Unformatted text preview: What are the major functions of the brain stem, the cerebellum, and the thalamus? What are the major functions of the hypothalamus, the amygdala, and the hippocampus? What are the four lobes of the cerebral cortex, and what are the major functions of each? How do studies of split-brain patients help researchers understand the functions of the left and right cerebral hemispheres? What are some of the arguments in favor of and against the conclusion that women?s and men?s brains differ anatomically and functionally?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course PSY 1012 taught by Professor Rogers during the Spring '10 term at Daytona State College.

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