Types of Psychology Definitions
Psychometrics- is concerned with the measurement of behavior and
capacities, usually through the development of psychological tests.
(involved with the design of tests to assess personality, intelligence,
and a wide range o
Central Nervous system (CNS)
Starts where spinal cord broadens out
Brainstem is very primitive part of the brain, controls resp. heart rate,
arousal and wakefulness
Medulla- controls breathing, heart rate,
Biology of Behavior
Cant learn psych w/o biology- ex.- neurotransmitters
Neuron- single sell. 100-180 billion in our body
o Sole task is to get info from one part of the body to another part.
o 3 parts
Dendrites- first part to detect stimulation from n