Psy 2

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Psy 2
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  1. lobes
    different regions into which the cerebral cortex is divided
  2. corpus callosum
    band of fibers that connect the cerebral hemisphere
  3. occipital lobe
    visual
  4. parietal lobe
    senses
  5. temporal lobe
    hearing
  6. frontal lobe
    organization and planning
  7. left hemisphere
    controls the right body
  8. right hemisphere
    controls left body
  9. EEG
    records the electrical activity of the brain
  10. Dr. Paul Bioca
    uncovered the connection between the brain and speed
  11. CAt
    pinpoint injuries and brain deterioration
  12. PET
    Used to see which brain areas are being activated while performing taks
  13. MRI
    study brain structure and activity
  14. endocrine system
    chemical communication system using hormones
  15. hormones
    chemical substances that carry messages through the body in blood
  16. pitutary gland
    secretes a large number of hormones (MASTER GLAND)
  17. thyroid gland
    produces the hormone thyroxine
  18. adrenal gland
    become active when a person is angry or frightened. They release adrenaline
  19. sex glands
    testes in males and ovaries in females
  20. testosterone
    males sex hormone
  21. estrogen
    female hormones
  22. heredity
    genetic transmition of characteristics from parents to offspring
  23. identical twins
    develo[ from a single fertilized egg and share same genes
  24. genes
    blocks of heredity
  25. fraternal twins
    twins from 2 different eggs fertilized by 2 different sperm

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