Psych chapter 2
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mixture of genes and environment, the resulting behavior
- how hereditary and environment affects behavior and mental process
looking at how biological processed relate to behavioral and mental processes
Research methods for Neuroscience
- - Twin studies
- -Fraternal studies
- -Genetic abnormalities
- -passing a defected chromosome
How is info processed?
Neurons, they send messages to the brain
keep messages organized and protects them.
receive information from other neurons and sensory receptors
2 ways: exciteary and inhalatory
carries neutrons message to other body cells
covers the axon of the some neurons to insulate and help speed neural impulses
Neurons communicate 2 ways
-positive out and negative in
-the node is at rest
- the "gates" open up, and positive ions come in, changing the charge to negative
-it causes an imbalance of postive and negative charges, that the gates open up
- gates open up, positives run out, thus coming back to polarized resting mode
neurons that make it to the terminal buttons
2 mechanisms to keep cleft clean
2 types of drugs
angonist and antagonist
-slower than neural messages
-long term functions of the body
where do hormones come from?
all the glands in ones body make the system.
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