Subjects: psychology neuroscience Behavior
A neurotransmitter that influences mood and arousal.
A large structure of the hindbrain that controls fine motor skills.
The difference in electric charge between the inside and outside of neuron's cell membrane.
knoblike structures that branch out from an axon.
Areas of the forebrain housed under the cerebral cortex near the very center of the brain.
A set of nerves that carries involunatry and automatic commands that control blood vessels, body organs, and glands.
A region of the cerebral cortex whose functions include processing information about touch.
A major excitatory neurotransmitter involved in information transmission throughout the brain.
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
A nerotranmitter that is involved in the regulation of sleep and wakefulness, eating, and aggressive behavior.
The part of neuron that receives information from other neurons and relays it to the cell body.
The unit of hereditary transmission
Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
A set of nerves that helps the body return to a normal resting state.
An area of the brain that coordinates information coming into and out of the spinal cord.
An insulating layer of fatty material.
Chemicals that act within the pain pathways and emotions centers of the brain.
A part of the midbrain that is involved in movement and arousal.
The part of the nervous system that connects the central nervous system to the body's organs and muscles.
A region of the cerebral cortex that has specialized areas for movement, abstract thinking, planning, memory, and judgment.
the junction or region between the axon of one neuron and the dendrites or cell body of another.
A brain structure that regulates sleep, wakefulness, and levels of arousal.
Parasypathetic Nervous System
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