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Psychology Unit 1 Test Review Part 2

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Question Answer
Define Neurons Cells in the nervous system that communicate with one another to perform information tasks
What are the components of neurons?Cell body, Dendrite, Axon, Myelin sheath, gilial cells, synapse
What do neurotransmitters effect?Thought, feeling, and behavior
What are two types of neurotransmitters?Dopamine and serotonin
What are the types of neurons?Sensory and motor
What is the function of the medulla?Sleeping, waking, and breathing
What is the function of the pons?Triggers dreaming, and waking from sleeping
What is the function reticular formation?Signals the cerebral cortex to attend to new stimulation
What is the function thalamus? Good and bad
What is the function cerebellum? Body movement, equilibrium
What is the function of the hippocampus? Emotion, learning memory
What is the function of the amygdala?Eating, drinking, sexual behavior
What is the function hypothalamusMonitor glucose, blood, salt, and hormones
What are the hemispheres of the brain?Medulla, pons, reticular formation, thalamus, cerebellum, hippocampus, amygdala, and hypothalamus
What is the function of the frontal lobe?Cognitive activities and future planning
What is the function of the parietal lobe?Spacial interpretation, attention, and language
What is the function of the occipital lobe?Visual information
What is the function of the temporal lobe?Auditory information (perception)
What are the layers of the brain? Frontal lobe, parietal lobe, occipital lobe, temporal lobe
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