Psychology Topic 2 The Brian and Behavior

Feb 2nd, 2015
Steve1995
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Psychology
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Question description

Objectives

  • Discuss the nature and basic function of the nervous system.
  • Explain what neurons are and how they process information.
  • Identify the brain’s levels and structures, and summarize the functions of its structures.
  • State what the endocrine system is and how it affects behavior.
  • Describe the brain’s capacity for recovery and repair.
  • Explain how genetics increases our understanding of behavior.

Material

Read: Chapter 2

The following Website may be useful in helping you to understand the Human Genome Project and the impact genetics may have on our society.

http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/project/about.shtml

Assignment

    Read Chapter 2 and complete the following study guide questions. Be sure to answer in your own words!

    Chapter 2 Study GuideFile

      Chapter 2 Study Guide SubmissionAssignment

      Complete the following caffeine consumption activity.

      Caffeine Consumption ActivityFile
      Caffeine Consumption Activity SubmissionAssignment


      For more information go to: mayoclinic.com or http://www.aboutcaffeine.com/caffeine-effects.html

      Assessment

      Take the following exam over chapters 1 & 2 when you are ready. It will be 45 multiple choice questions (each worth 1 point,) and 3 essay questions (each worth 5 pts.). You will have 70 minutes to complete it.


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        Chapter 1, 2 ExamQuiz

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