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Week 2 Psych Notes

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Week 2 Psych Notes Psych 1101

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Intro to General Psychology
Dr. Tim Flemming
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Lolade Bakrin on Friday January 8, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Psych 1101 at Georgia State University taught by Dr. Tim Flemming in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 40 views. For similar materials see Intro to General Psychology in Psychlogy at Georgia State University.


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Psychology Notes GxE interaction Genotype- genetic material Phenotype- observable characteristics – hair color, eyes, height, etc.… Polygenetic Traits- controlled by many genes- gene complexes  Genes & Behavior- Predispositions- tendency towards certain behavioral/ psychological phenotypes. Heritability-extent to which variability in a trait across an entire population can be accounted for by genes. Ex. Height = 90% - coded in genes 10% due to environment/ Personality – 35%-45%/ I.Q- 66%0 Twin Studies  Shared genes can translate to shred experiences Brain  Adoptive brain is wired by experience – “Neurons that fire together wire together”- DW Hebb.  Plasticity- Neurogenesis Neurons  Cell body- Keep cell alive  Dendrites- make connections/ Receving message from neurons  Axon-  Axon Terminal  Myelin Shuttle Action Potential  Resting Pot  Depolarization  Repolarization  Refractory Pd Transduction Neurons Communicating w/ each other Axon Terminal, Synapse, Neurotransmitters, Synaptic Vesicles Excitatory NT- Agonist Inhibitory NT- Antagonist


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