Biological psychology final notes

Motor Neurons carry the information from the CNS to the appropriate muscles to carry out behaviors. The pituitary is divided into the anterior and posterior.

Circadian rhythms will be disrupted as although our endogenous pacemakers stay the same, the exogenous zeitgebers patterns of light and dark in the new environment have changed. C neurotransmitters - chemicals that carry information from one neuron to the next.

Sperry Aim: To assess the abilities of separated brain hemispheres. Cognitive ERPS represent information processing and evaluation of the stimulus.

External environmental factors that influence the rhythm. Involved in learning, remembering, thinking, and consciousness. There are three major types of neurons upon which information travels. The adrenal medulla is part of the autonomic nervous system ANS.

biological psychology lecture notes

The neuroscientist after whom this brain area is named found that patients with speech production problems had lesions damage to this area in their left hemisphere but lesions in the right hemisphere did not cause this problem.

The immune system is suppressed while this happens. However, this is not the case - they maintain a fairly regular pattern of sleeping and waking all year around.

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Notes book "Biological Psychology" James W. Kalat, James W Kalat