Psychology

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Chapter 6: Biology and Behavior Terms

Due date:

Please define each of the terms listed below. Many of these terms are new to you. It will be important to know these for future reference. For an optional assignment (extra credit): create a deck of flash cards or a PowerPoint slide show of all the terms.

 

1.      Central nervous system

2.      Spinal Cord

3.      Peripheral nervous system

4.      neurons

5.      synapse

6.      neurotransmitters

7.      somatic nervous system

8.      autonomic nervous system

9.      cell body

10.  dendrites

11.  axon

12.  myelin

13.  axon terminals

14.  Hind brain

15.  mid brain

16.  fore brain

17.  lobes

18.  electroencephalogram (EEG)

19.  Computerized axial tomography (CT)

20.  positron emission tomography (PET)

21.  magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

22.  medulla

23.  cerebellum

24.  reticular activating system

25.  thalamus

26.  hypo thalamus

27.  limbic system

28.  cerebrum

29.  cerebral cortex

30.  corpus callosum

31.  endocrine system

32.  hormones

33.  heredity

34.  genes

35.  chromosome