Stuidy Guide Part 2-2

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STUDY NOTES PART 2 Now that the exam is done, I thought it might be helpful to give you a few more study notes to ensure that you all do well. Many of these cover class material which is not in the book, but a few are an elaboration on what you already studied. When did the “Cambrian Explosion” occur and why do we care? Homo sapiens, Homo erectus, Homo habilis and species of Australopithecus. What is the order of appearance? PKU, What is the problem? How inherited? Importance of Africa in human evolution, Louis and Mary Leakey Afferent and efferent nerves, meninges, sympathetic and parasympathetic How many ventricles in the brain? Vesicles, What do they do? Why do we need glial cells? Nodes of Ranvier Sensory fibers, motor fibers, nucleus accumbens, hippocampus, amygdala, What do they do? When did humans and chimps diverge from a common ancestor? When did Homo sapiens leave Africa? What causes Parkinsonism? Can stem cells help? What are the symptoms of Parkinsonism? Hodgkin and Huxley,
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Unformatted text preview: We owe them so much Action potentials, where generated Decremental vs nondecremental Hans Berger, Egas Moniz, Edward Hitzig, Wilder Penfield, Paul Broca Wernicke’s speech area Burgess shale in Canada, What’s there? Charles Darwin, Raymond Dart Electroconvulsive shock therapy (ECT), insulin coma Francis Crick and James Watson DNA, RNA, ribosomes, amino acids, proteins Gray matter, white matter, carotid artery Amygdala and emotional response, limbic system Primary motor cortex, supplementary motor cortex, premotor cortex Why do we need dopamine to move? Phenothiazine drugs and the development of Chlorpromazine, Why is that important? Know the lobes of the brain and what areas and functions are in each. Vision is processed in a dorsal and ventral path. Which one says “where” and which one says “what”? What can we learn from the J. William Langston interview? Boy, you ought to be in really good form for the exam on Monday. Good luck!...
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