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Where are the dendrites located on a neuron?
Near the nucleus. Beginning of the neuron.
Where are the terminal buttons located on a neuron?
They are located at the end of the neuron. They are near the synaptic gap to the other neuron.
Which structure does the action potential travel?
Along the axon.
Where is the temporal lobe located?
On both sides of the head, near the ears.
Which lobe is the primary visual cortex located?
The occipital lobe, which is located in the back of the head.
____psychology primarily studies the ways in which the mind and behavior change during childhood and across the adult life-span.
The portion of the peripheral nervous system that carries signals to voluntary muslces and carries sensory information to the central nervous system is called the _____.
Somatic nervous system
The componenet of the nervous system that is associated with increasing arousal (elevating heart rate and repiration) in preparation for "fight or flight" is the _____.
Sympathetic nervous system
The ____ consists of the brain and the spine.
___psychology studies psychological disorders and their treatment.
____carry messages from the CNS to muscles.
Motor neurons
____carry messages from one neuron to another neuron.
Messages are sent from on neuron to the next at junctions known as____.
At the junctions where messages are passed from one neuron to the the next, chemicals known as _____ are realeased into a narrow gap between the neurons.
How many basic types of "cones" are there in the normal human retina?