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Three Things about Parasympathetic Division -Controls your body while your sleeping. -Keeps your heart beating/breathing normal/coordinates digestion. -Active most of the time.
Sympathetic Division of the ANS  what organs or systems it activates and which ones it does NOT activate. "Fight or Flight" - signals the adrenal glands to release stress related chemicals called hormones that will travel all over the body but only affect certain target organs (ie., the heart, mm, and lungs).
Sympathetic Division of the ANS  what organs or systems it activates and which ones it does NOT activate. "Fight or Flight" - signals the adrenal glands to release stress related chemicals called hormones that will travel all over the body but only affect certain target organs (ie., the heart, mm, and lungs).
Sympathetic Division of the ANS  what organs or systems it activates and which ones it does NOT activate. "Fight or Flight" - signals the adrenal glands to release stress related chemicals called hormones that will travel all over the body but only affect certain target organs (ie., the heart, mm, and lungs).
What does the Pituitary gland secrete. Hormones that regulate growth.
What does the Pituitary gland secrete. Hormones that regulate growth.
What does the Pineal gland secrete. Melatonin.
What does the Pancreas secrete. Insulin and Glucagons.
What does the Adrenal Glands secrete. Over 30 different hormones.
What does the Hippocampus Do. (ie.limbic system structure of our brain) Long-term memory formation & Memory for locating objects.
Where can "Neurotransmitter" be found, also what does it do. Found in the synaptic vesicles. When released it has an effect on the next cell.
What is Acetylcholine involved in. Arousal, Attention, Memory, and Controls muscle contractions.
What is Serotonin involved in. Mood, Sleep, and Appetite.
What is Dopamine involved in. Control of Movement & Sensations of Pleasure.
What is GABA (Gamma-aminobutyric acid) involved in. Sleep, and Inhibits Movement.
What two Nervous systems make up Peripheral Nervous System, and What does each system control. (1)Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)- regulates glands internal organs, blood vessels, responsible for pupil dilation, digestion and BP.(2)Somatic Nervous System (SNS)- Carries sensory info, Controls movement of the skeletal muscle and voluntary movement.
What structure's make up the Central nervous system. Brain and Spinal Cord.
What does the Hypothalamus regulate. Body temperature, thirst, hunger, sleeping, waking, sexual activity and emotions.
What does the Hypothalamus control. The pituitary gland, therefore regulates hormones.
List three things about the Amygdala. -"almond shped" -Located near the hippocampus -responsible for fear and memory of fear
What happens if damage occurs in Broca’s Area resulting in Broca’s Aphasia. Causes the person to be unable to speak clearly/fluently, to mispronounce words/halted speech.
What happens if damage occurs in Wernicke’s Area resulting in Wernicke’s Aphasia. Causes the person to be unable to understand meaningful language.
Left Hemisphere of the Brain, what are the specializations of this area. Controls right hand, spoken/written language, mathematical calc., logical thought, analysis of detal, reading.
Absolute Threshold  Know the definition. The minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulus 50% of the time.
Where and how does Transduction occur. The transformation of the vibrations of sound into neural messages.
Who associate with Opponent Process Theory Ewald Hering
what Hering called the occurrence of someone seeing an opponent color. Afterimage
Papillae & Taste buds. Papillae are the little bumps on the side and top of your tounge. Taste buds are the 200 or more little bumps inside the papillae. Each on contains a pore that catches food chemicals.
How does sense of smell work. Up the nose to the olfactory receptor cells and into the olfactory bulb (which bypasses the thalamus) then to the olfactory cortex, orbitofrontal cortex & the amygdala.
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