CONTENTS

Unit Five

Physiological Psychology

Module 1 The General Anatomy of the Neuron
Structure of the Neuron
Function of the Neuron

Module 2 The Neuron At Rest and Conducting
Chemical Changes in Neural
Conduction
Excitatory Potential

Module 3 Neural Influences
Neuromuscular Reactions
Inhibition
Facilitation

Module 4 Central and Peripheral Systems: The Reflex Arc
Efferent Nerves
Afferent Nerves

Module 5 Organization of the Peripheral Nervous System
Feedback
The Autonomic System (Sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous sytem)

Module 6 The Brain
Gross Anatomy
Lower Motor and Sensory
Functions
The Cerebral Cortex

Module 7 Maintaining Internal Equilibrium: The Endocrine System
Homeostasis
Glandular Functions


ANSWER KEY

GLOSSARY

REFERENCES

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January 1, 2004