UB PSY 351 - Biopsych exam 1 (16 pages)

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University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Course:
Psy 351 - Biopsychology

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Biopsych Professor Ruixang Roy Sensory and motor integration Anatomy cells structures Physiology electrical signals Chemistry neurotransmitters Sensory Motor Sex Food Sleep Emotions Stress Cognition When things go south Triune Brain Theory It s wrong tho lol lower level animals can show emotion and can reason 3 layers of brain Reptilian Mammalian Human Rep Brain stem cerebellum fight or flight autopilot they don t have emotions Mammals Limbic System emotions memories habits decisions Human Neocortex Language abstract thought imagination consciousness reasons rationalizes Quizzes are on UB learns 15 questions need 13 correct to get 100 3 attempts on quiz 3 quizzes will be dropped 3 Class Participations Points Decide on project topic by September 17th Alzheimers Chapter 1 2 Animals in Research Ethics in using animals 74 mice are used in research Dogs and cats account for under 0 5 research Monkeys account for less than 0 1 Animal rights vs Animal welfare 3 R s of Animal Research Replacement Reduction Refinement Within subject s design use same animal to do 2 steps give them placebo then give the real medicine later can act as both control and experimental Cannot be used of drug has huge carry over effect Between subject s design control experimental Hans Selye stressed out all his rats lol Animal surgery types of drugs Analgesic pain killer first step and last step to relax them Anesthetic knock out second step Antibiotic treat bacterial infections last step Animal Housing Standard comfortable Impoverished uncomfortable restricts them from eating their poop but they can be bored Enriched Environment uncomfortable restricts them from eating their own poop but they have fun things to do in the cage Chapter 1 3 History and Perspective Heart was thought to be the most important organ ancient Egyptians threw away brain and kept heart Aristotle thought the Heart controlled the mind It wasn t until the renaissance that the brain was known to control mind Dualism Mind



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