60. Suppose you observe a population of 50 diploid individuals that has 10 individuals
of genotypes A1A1, 35 of A1A2, and 5 of A2A2.
a. What is the frequency of genotypes in the population?
Divide the number of each genotype by the population size
Chapter 3 Neurophysiology: The Generation, Transmission, and Integration of Neural Signals Electrical Signals Are the Vocabulary of the Nervous System o All living cells posses an electrical chargethey are more negative on the inside than the outside. o A
Quiz 1 The limbic system is believed to be the emotional center of the brain. Name one structure of the limbic system. Olfactory bulb, amygdala, hippocampus, septum, fornix, cingulate gyrus, mammilary bodies, or Im also accepting hypothalamus The cor
Psych 115 - Section 1A
Instructions: The questions below address concepts covered in class and in the assigned
reading. For each multiple choice question clearly indicate the best answer and for each fill-inthe-blank question write th
PRINCIPLES OF BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE
Description of the course: This course is designed to provide you with a survey of the anatomy,
physiology, and pharmacology of the nervous system, with an emphasis on the biological basis of
ADJUSTING TO MODERN LIFE
The Paradox of Progress
1. Describe three examples of the paradox of progress.
2. Explain what is meant by the paradox of progress and how theorists have explained it.
The Search for Direction
THEORIES OF PERSONALITY
The Nature of Personality
1. Explain the concepts of personality and traits.
2. Describe the Big Five personality traits.
3. Discuss how the Big Five traits are related to important life outcomes.
FRIENDSHIP AND LOVE
The Ingredients of Close Relationships
1. Describe typical characteristics of close relationships.
2. Explain the paradox of close relationships.
Initial Attraction and Relationship Development
CAREERS AND WORK
Choosing a Career
1. Describe personal and family influences on job choice.
2. Cite several helpful sources of career information.
3. List some aspects of potential occupations that are important to know abo
STRESS AND ITS EFFECTS
The Nature of Stress
1. Describe the nature of stress, and discuss how common it is.
2. Distinguish between primary and secondary appraisal of stress.
3. Summarize the evidence on ambient stress.
The Concept of Coping
1. Describe the variety of coping strategies that people use.
2. Discuss the role of flexibility in coping.
Common Coping Patterns of Limited Value
3. Analyze the adaptive value of givin
The Scope of Positive Psychology
1. Define positive psychology, and explain its origins.
2. Characterize positive psychology as a counterweight to the historic and dominant negative
focus in the disciplin
MARRIAGE AND INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS
Challenges to the Traditional Model of Marriage
Discuss recent trends relating to the acceptance of singlehood and cohabitation.
Articulate changing views on the permanence of marria
The Process of Interpersonal Communication
Describe various aspects of the communication process.
List several important differences between face-to-face and computer-mediated
PSYCHOLOGY AND PHYSICAL HEALTH
Stress, Personality, and Illness
1. Describe the Type A personality and evidence regarding its most toxic element.
2. Understand possible explanations for the link between hostility and heart di
DEVELOPMENT AND EXPRESSION OF SEXUALITY
Becoming a Sexual Person
1. Identify four key aspects of sexual identity.
2. Clarify how hormones influence sexual differentiation and sexual behavior.
3. Discuss how families, peers,
1. Describe some key aspects of the self-concept.
2. Cite two types of self-discrepancies and describe their effects.
3. Describe two ways of coping with self-discrepancies.
4. Discuss important factors
Abnormal Behavior: Concepts and Controversies
1. Describe and evaluate the medical model of abnormal behavior.
2. Identify the most commonly used criteria of abnormality.
3. Discuss the five axes of D
The Elements of the Treatment Process
1. Identify the three major categories of therapy.
2. Discuss why people do or do not seek psychotherapy.
3. Describe the various types of mental health professionals invol
A. Nervous System
a. Controls animals behavior
i. Allow it to rapidly interact w/ enviro.
b. Higher cognitive functions
c. Neurons (cells)
i. Generate action potentials
Fast electrical impulses (100mV/ms)
Allow for rapidly sensi
Week 9, Friday
Learning & Memory
Learning is the process by which our experiences modify our behavior, the process of storing new information in the brain
Memory is the ability to store and retrieve information, the information our
Week 2, Lecture 3
Gated ion channels
Leak channels: are ungated (always open)
Ligand-gated channels: are opened (or closed) when a chemical molecule binds to them (such as a
neurotransmitter, hormone, drug, or second messenger, etc.)
Week 4, Friday
Schematic diagram of adaptive behavior control
On each side, a spinal nerve splits into two different root systems:
o Dorsal roots carry sensory information into the spinal cord from the body