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Psychology I – 1 st per, Wed, Apr 11 Please get out: Your textbook A writing implement Your notes for Ch 3, Sec 1
Today’s Agenda 1.Chapter 3, Sec 1 finish To prepare for Class on Fri, Apr 13 Nothing! To prepare for Class on Mon, Apr 16 Finish reading Ch 3, Sec 2 if you haven’t already Take notes in the format of the Parts of the Brain chart (on inetteacher.com)
Chapter 3 BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR The Big Idea: The nervous system, the brain, the endocrine system, and heredity shape human thoughts and behaviors. Essential Question: What are the major functions of the central nervous system? Objective Identify and describe the functions of the nervous system.
The Central Nervous System What is the spinal cord? What is an example from everyday life that is similar to the functioning of the spinal cord? What is a reflex? What is an example of a reflex? What is the purpose of a physician tapping just below your knee cap?
Damage to the Spinal Cord: Paralysis Paraplegia Paralysis of the legs Usually from damage to the spinal cord below the neck Quadriplegia Paralysis of the arms and legs Usually from damage in the neck region
The Peripheral Nervous System What is the function of the somatic nervous system? What activates the somatic nervous system? When is the sympathetic nervous system activated? How are the actions of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems different?
Section 1 The Nervous System Complete: 1.The Anatomy of Two Neurons & Central Nervous System Fill-In- The-Blank Picture Instructions: Fill in the blanks & Color as you desire Purpose: Help you identify parts of a neuron & central nervous system