Physiological Psychology Lecture 2
All about the nervous system.
(a) Dopamine, Norepinephrine, Acetylcholine, Endorphins, Serotonin, GABA , Glutamate.
B. Process of neurotransmitters-> Action Potential:
(a) Molecule fits into a recep
Physiological Psych Lecture 3:
A. Update from last time:
(a) Along with astrocytes, pericytes help close gaps and prevent release of molecules that do not
fit the allowed parameters: small, lipid soluble, nonpolar.
(b) In the area postrema, there is a wea
Physiological Psych Lecture 4:
(a) Has many receptors: D1,2,3,4,5
*D2 receptors are implicated in most of the major movement disorders, along with
cognitive abilities. Over activation of certain D2 receptors results in hallucinations (same as
A. Initial Notes
(a) Dualim (2 separate entities body and mind) vs. Monism (Brain controls behavior).
(b) Evolution explains monism.
(c) This is a course on how neurons work. Synapses, neuronal firing. CNS,PNS, motor neurons.