The Physiological Bases of
Neuron, Axon and Dendrites
Neuron is the basic unity of nervous system.
Three Types of Neurons
1. Sensory Neurons transmit
impulses received by the receptors
to the central nervous system.
2. Motor Neurons carry outgoin
What is Psychology?
The science that seeks to
understand behavior and mental
Some Subfields of
Cultural Coherance and Diversity
Origins of South Asian
Indus Valley civilization
- roots of South Asian culture, which
flourished more than 5,000 years ago in
what is now Pakistan.
The religion that emerged
1. What is Elite Domination?
The contemporary Philippine politics, where powerful traditional elites dominate, traced
its origin from the American colonial era when American colonial government sought to
assimilate Filipino leaders to help run the country
FIGURE 12.1 I SOUTH ASIA This region
is the second most populated in the world, primarily
because of Indias more than 1 billion residents.
Bordering India on the west and east are Pakistan
and Bangladesh, t
The Nature of Personality
Personality is an individuals unique pattern of
thoughts, feelings and actions that people
display over time and across situations, and
that distinguish individuals from each other.
Personality came from the word persona
Motivation and Emotion
we are motivated
by our inborn
But instincts only
explain why we do
a small fraction of
Click on the fish to watch its
Drive Reduction Theory
Psychological Disorder a harmful
dysfunction in which behavior is
judged to be (text discussion):
varies with time and culture
not enough in itself
By what standard?
GEOGRAPHIES OF LANGUAGE
Indo-European North India
Hindi most widely spoken language of South eAsia.
- main language of the GangesValley
Bengali second spoken language in South Asia.
- main language of the Indian state of West Bengal
Urdu originated in Nor