Exam #2 Study Guide Outline
Exam #2 Study Guide Outline Psych 210
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Ann Carter Herbert on Sunday October 4, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to Psych 210 at Clemson University taught by Professor Chris Pagano, PhD in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 85 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Psychology in Psychlogy at Clemson University.
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Clemson University Psych 210 Pagano Exam 2 Study Guide Motivation Emotion Sleep Sensation and Perception I General Principles of Motivation 0 Varieties of drives 0 I Drives to preserve Homeostasis 0 To maintain homeostasis the body must regulate certain substances and functions ex Temperature digestionetc 0 Regulatory vs Non Regulatory Drives I Regulatoryhelps maintain and preserve homeostasis absolutely necessary for survival I Nonregulatoryserves some other purpose ie sex pleasure etc Safety Drivesavoid predators 0 Social Drivesfriendship acceptance approval 0 Educative Drivescuriosity I last three are considered Mammalian Drives mammals do these 0 Drives as states of the brain I Centralstate theory of drives 0 Different neurons in the body cause different drives I Hypothalamus where central drive systems reside 0 Reward Mechanisms of the Brain 0 O O O O Medial forebrain bundle I Most crucial for rewarding mechanisms Nucleus accumbens I Crucial center to the behavioral effects of rewards Three components of Reward I Liking I Wanting I Reinforcement Dopamineresponsible for wanting also promotes learning Endorphinsresponsible for liking Hijacking the Brain s reward System 0 Hunger An example of a regulatory drive 0 Neural and Hormonal Control of appetite I Feedback controlinternal thermometer for hunger I Pituitary gland controls hunger 0 Problems of Obesity I Mammals that have trouble producing or overproducing the hormone leptin become obese 0 Sex An example of Nonregulatory Drive 0 Hormonal In uences on male sex drivetestosterone 0 Hormonal in uences on female sex driveestrogen and progesterone 0 Sexual Differentiation and Determinants of sexual orientation I Activating Effectspuberty and after activate brain structures sexual drive I Differentiating Effectsform before birth or immediately after that are responsible for the biological differences between man and women See Sleep Sensation and Perception Study Guide for topics below 0 The Sleep Drive 0 Description of Sleep as a Physiological and Behavioral state 0 Theories about the function of sleep 0 Brain Mechanisms Controlling Sleep 0 Foundations for understanding emotions O The Nature and value of emotions 0 Effects of bodily responses on emotional feelings 0 Brain Mechanisms of Emotion
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