Psychology Midterm Review (Chp. 3)

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Psychology Midterm Review (Chp. 3)
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  1. A locking key magnicism
    Analogy for neutransmitters
  2. Mode up of nerves that connect to the heart, blood vessels, smooth muscle and glands
    Autonomic nervous system
  3. A long, thin fiber that transmits signals away from thw soma to other neurons or to muscles or glands
    Axon
  4. Production of sleep
    Broca's Area
  5. Comprehension of language
    Wernicke's area
  6. Structure that coordinates fine muscle movement and balance
    - Below the back of the cerebrum
    Cerebellum
  7. Responsible for sensing, thinking, learning, emotion, consciousness and voluntary movement
    Cerebrum
  8. Bridge of the fibers passing information between the two cerebral hemispheres
    Corpus callosum
  9. The branching structure of a neuron that receives messages (attached to the cell body)
    Dendrities
  10. A group of glands that secrete chemicals into the bloodstream that help control bodily functions
    Endocrine system
  11. Includes the cerebellum, medulla and pons
    Hindbrain
  12. Part of the limbic system involved in learning and memory
    Hippocampus
  13. Chemical substances released by the endocrine glands
    Hormones
  14. Are stored for subsequent release as chemical messengers, and once released, they diffuse through the bloodstream and blind to special receptors on target cells.
    Hormones
  15. A loosely connected network of structure located roughly along the boarder between the cerebral cortex and deeper subcortical areas
    Limbic system
  16. Responsible for regulating largely unconscious functions such as breathing and circulation
    Medulla
  17. The loss of muscle control seen with disease _____ is due to degeneration of myelin sheaths
    Multiple sclerosis
  18. Neurotransmitters in Monoamines
    Norepinephrine and serotonin
  19. Included the area that registers the sense of touch, called primary somatosensory cortex
    Parietel lobe
  20. "Master" gland that regulates other endocrine glands
    Pituitary gland
  21. Involved in sleep and arousal
    Pons
  22. Controls left hand, where sounds presented to the left ear are registered more quickly
    Right hemisphere

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