Know height weight changes across the lifespan What is puberty menarche

Know height weight changes across the lifespan what

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Know height & weight changes across the lifespan. What is puberty, menarche, semenarche (p. 85)? What are the order of changes in puberty in girls? In boys (p. 84)? Brain Development & Brain weight (text p. 95 & lecture): Age Brain weight Birth 25% of adult weight 2 yrs 75% of adult weight 5 yrs 90% of adult weight
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Growth (p. 84 & lecture): Average weight/length at birth 20”/7-7.5lbs Growth rate in first year 1 oz./day, 1 in./month Average weight at age 2 27-30lbs Growth rate from 2yrs to puberty 2-3in/year, 5-6lbs/yr Whose adolescent growth spurt is first? ( boys or girls?) Nervous system . (p. 92-101) Neuron, basic parts/functions. CNS: Brain & spinal cord. PNS: Motor, sensory & autonomic nerves (lecture). Know a few basic functions of the 4 lobes (frontal, parietal, temporal occipital) and the cerebellum (text & lecture). 1. frontal -motor cortex= voluntary control of skeletal muscles -broca area= speech production (controls motor speech) -pre frontal cortex= motor inhibition, strategy thinking, risk taking, attention (short term) -stimulants= increase productivity (given to ADHD amphetamine) 2. parietal -tactile SENSORYy= touch, joint position, muscle tension, pain -body image -math -spatial ability 3. temporal -used for registering hearing and SOUND -Wernicke area= speech comprehension -hippocampus= memory -amygdala= fear and anger 4. occipital -occipital= used for processing or VISION What about the adolescent brain (lecture & p. 97-98& box p. 99)? -increases in dopamine neurotransmitter due to hormonal influence -reward oriented -nucleus acumens -myelination not complete until you reach adulthood. -dopamine= ramping during adolescence= doing something pleasurable make you feel it amazing. -lack of control and increase impulse Know specializations of the left and right hemispheres, which visual field sends information to each hemisphere and which side of the body each hemisphere controls.
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Left Brain Sequential , step by step processing Laughter Logic, thinking- reasons Language- speech Lists Controls right hand Right Brain Simultaneous processing Emotional Faces Mutes Pictures/spatial Controls left hand Longevity & Aging: (p. 109-114) Lifespan, live expectancy, longevity. What is the current life expectancy in the US – what factors play a part in this? What are centarians & super-centarians? Theories of aging: Cellular clock theory, what are teleomeres? Free-radical theory, mitpchondrial theory, hormaone-stress theory, wear & tear theory. See also caloric restriction & longevity – Ch. 4, p. 134. States of Consciousness & Sleep (Ch 3 & lecture) Know the states of consciousness covered in lecture. Sleep (p. 103-108). Stages of sleep including (REM) P. (104), What are some functions of sleep (p. 103)?
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